from the decomposing polished cotton SHIRRED upholstery to the little "decorative" swivel mechanism. Seriously, what were we thinking back then? It was not a good decade for interior design. To their credit, they are made by Thomasville and still going strong on the inside.
The owner wanted to use drop cloth fabric for slipcovers.
Here they are now. I kind of feel like Oprah and could swear I heard one of them say "Thank you."
For the record, I'm not a member of the drop cloth fan club, but when the pieces won't get heavy wear it's hard to argue with a $50 investment in fabric for two chairs. And I have to admit this pair looks marvelous!