Barrel chair



an easy chair having a high, semicircular back forming a single upholstered piece with the wings or arms; tub chair.
Historical Examples

Then father was coaxed to sit down in the barrel chair, and try its strength and its softness, and guess what it was made of.
Little Fishers: and their Nets Pansy

We made a barrel chair and all kinds of home-made furniture out of packing boxes.
Old Rail Fence Corners Various

Stonor sat in his barrel chair that he had made himself, and Tole sat on the floor nursing his knees.
The Woman from Outside Hulbert Footner

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