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Furniture Glossary

This is a glossary of furniture terms.

American Moderne
An American furniture style that borrowed from Art Deco

Ormolu
What is ormolu?

acanthus leaf
A definition of furniture term acanthus leaf.

accent colors
A definition of accent color.

Accent Furniture
Definition of furniture term Accent Furniture

Adjustable Beds
Definition of the term adjustable beds

Apron
Definition of apron

Armoire
Definition of furniture term Armoire

Baluster
Definition of baluster.

Bergere
Definition of Bergere

Bombe
Definition of Bombe

Burl
Definition of burl

Cabriole
Definition of furniture term Cabriole

Campaign Furniture
Definition of Campaign Furniture

Canapé
Definition of furniture term Canapé

Carcase Furniture
Definition of furniture term Carcase Furniture

Casegoods
Definition of furniture term Casegoods

Chiffonier
Definition of furniture term Chiffonier

Chinoiserie
Definition of chinoiserie

Cleanability Code
Learn about the cleanability code specially formulated for upholstery care.

Commode
Definition of the furniture term commode. Is it a chest of drawers or a toilet?

Davenport
Definition of Davenport

Dovetail
Defintion of the furniture term dovetail.

Settee
Definition of furniture term settee.

Slipper Chair
What is a slipper chair?

Sofa Skirt
Here's the definition for skirt.

Veneer
Find out what the term veneer means when talking about wood furniture.

Wing Chair
Definition of furniture term Wing Chair.

Klismos Chair
Definition of furniture term Klismos Chair.

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