With its sculptural design, light weight and exceptional seating comfort the Tripolina is considered the precursor of the Hardoy Butterfly Chair. For the first time presented to the public in 1904 at an exhibition in Saint Louis, the chair became quickly popular. So was the Tripolina well received among the military because of its flexible handling, and also artists appreciated the then unprecedented comfort. The industrialist Joseph Fenby had construction and design of the Tripolina already patented in 1877. However, the true inventor of the chair is still considered unknown.
WEINBAUMS has refined the original design of the Tripolina Chair and uses for its production only premium materials. The Holstein cattle that is held at selected estancias throughout the provinces of Córdoba and Santa Fe feed during their two-year life exclusively on grass; meat and bone meal was outlawed decades ago. Untreated, all year round usable pastures and exceptional freedom (two cattle share a hectare of land) provide more than 3,000 calves, cows and bulls at our partner companies with excellent conditions. The result: Exceptionally durable leather whose soft touch will inspire you every day anew.
The frame of our Tripolina Chairs is manufactured from wood of the Patagonian Cherry; it is foldable and weather resistant.
* Dimensions: W 81 cm, H 91 cm, D 81 cm
* Seat height: 44 cm
* Weight: 7,150 g
* Frame: Lenga (wood from the Patagonian Cherry); foldable and waterproof
* Racial and processing: Holstein ("black", cattle bare neck, thickness: 3.5 mm, origin: Argentina), handmade and hand-picked, odorless, first-class quality without noticeable scars
* available models: in addition to black in honey brown, tobacco brown, coffee brown and white
* Made in Leipzig, Germany
Care instructions: Cowhide is easy to clean. Dry dirt can be removed by hand or with a small brush; heavy contaminants can be cleaned with a damp cloth in direction of hair growth.
Please note that your ordered item is handmade and may therefore differ slightly from the above pattern.