Nell ‘ Edwardian England , in that, that is, the years between 1901 and 1910, corresponding to the reign of Edward VII, there was no meeting of the ‘ high society in which there was at least one tufted sofa. This beautiful piece of furniture adorning the waiting rooms of the restaurants most fashionable, the foyers of the theaters most elegant salons of the aristocratic club.
On the couch, quilted, also known as “Chester “or” Chesterfield “, the ladies of the time took afternoon tea, including chat, society gossip and spicy anecdotes and politicians decided the fate of nations, smoking cigars and drinking whiskey and bourbon.
The tufted sofa was the flagship Wire and country club, where the nobility and the upper middle class gathered in the warm summer months; even in their country houses, of course, could not miss the beautiful quilted sofas, whose name derives from schappe, said capiton, with which it was originally made stuffing.
The model was introduced in black or brown leather, which ended up becoming the tufted sofa par excellence. This processing experienced such success, which began to be, produced even armchairs, daybeds, ottomans and headboards, quilted, can still add a touch of sophistication unsurpassed in living rooms and bedrooms.