High & Low, New & Old: Ladderback Chairs

High & Low, New & Old: Ladderback Chairs

Heather Blaha
Oct 5, 2009
The ladderback is a classic look acquiring continual, subtle updates. From the wood back with woven seat of the Shakers to low, mid-century Wegner, you'll find a great range of looks, sources, ages, and prices: Top row: • "A lovely pic of a typical tall ladder back chair - Shaker House" from Best Shaker Chair Sources 2009Danish Modern Ladderback Chair from Danish Teak Classics • Wegner from Room & Board ($1690) • c. 1780 Five-Slat Ladderback Armchair from Olde Hope Antiques • Plantation Teak Folding Side Chair with Ladder Back & Seat from Restaurant Bar Furniture ($511) Bottom row:Teak/Aluminum Ladder Back Restaurant Chair from TablesChairsBarstools.com ($66) • Isabella Chair from Pottery Barn ($139) • Ladder Back Chairs with Upholstered Seat - Set of 2 from Target ($289.99) • Wynn Ladderback Chair from Pottery Barn ($229-$299) • Classic Ladderback chair from L.L. Bean ($399)
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