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Welsh lipwork chaiR

Rare survival of an authentic Welsh lipwork chair (made from rolls of wheat straw bound by peeled bramble). This is an ancient style of a type which was discovered in Britain by the Romans and taken back to the Continent. This example is from Hafod, Cardiganshire, and is featured in "Welsh Furniture" (Twiston-Davies & Lloyd-Johnes 1950 Pl. 44).

Featured in: "Welsh Furniture 1250-1950"

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Hafod in Cardiganshire

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