Adding chair cushions give a traditional and classy touch to any furniture sets. Chair pads and cushions have been present in history, adorning palaces in the Middle Ages and great homes of historical icons. They have been a necessity in ancient years as a symbol of authority and class. In medieval churches, kneeling on cushions have been highly regarded and was reserved only to high ranking individuals. During that era, they were designed to be large, however, smaller pieces can be found in modern homes. Traditionally, they have been made of down feathers, wool, cotton and other organic materials. The availability of synthetic materials in recent years has paved the way to the manufacturing of more diverse cushion materials. (more…)

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