Broyhill Premier debuted the Sculptra line in 1957 and produced it through the early to mid 1960s. The sculptor chair was an innovative design that is still sold today in several variations.
What is so unique about Broyhill's Sculptra? It is a molded plastic chair with a thick layer of foam underlining the seat which makes it comfortable for longer periods of time. Also, each piece is hand-painted making them truly one-of-a-kind. Finally, they are all fully functional as well so you can sit comfortably while you work or watch television.
Here at Classic Rehab, we sell only restored vintage furniture upholstered in modern fabric materials. However, if you have any questions about this classic chair, don't hesitate to ask! We're always happy to help.
Scrimshaw evolved from the technique of cutting whale bone and ivory aboard whale ships in the late 18th or early 19th century. The word comes from the English language scrimp and snip, which in turn come from the Norse skrímpa meaning "to cut lightly." During this time period, sailors used the pieces they didn't sell to make items such as buttons, knife handles, and even instruments. As more expensive materials were used instead, such as glass, metal, and wood, the practice changed over time.
In 1790, a New York merchant named Ebenezer Scranton patented a method for making keys out of bone. His invention was an improvement upon a process that had been used for hundreds of years by key makers all over the world. The main difference between Scranton's method and those before it is that he treated the bone like steel and made each key with several holes in them so they could be strung on a naillike device called a peen. This allowed him to store many keys on one stick. Although his key making business failed, this shows that the market for decorative items made from bones existed at the time.
In 1857, a Boston jeweler named William A. Gray invented a process for decorating glass with etched designs.
If these are pre-sculptural forms, the earliest prehistoric sculpture proper appeared around 35,000 BCE in the form of carvings of animals, birds, and therianthropic figures made during the Lower Perigordian/Aurignacian Period and discovered in the caves of Vogelherd, Hohle Fels, and Hohlenstein-Stadel in the Rhineland-Palatinate. Sculpture from this period is known as palaeoart.
The first sculptures made by humans were most likely made about 10,000 years ago in various parts of the world. These early works of art include drawings on cave walls and depictions of animals carved from stone or bone. A few examples dating back more than 10,000 years have been found in Europe, including a horse in Germany and a bison in France.
It took another several thousand years before people started making sculptures that looked like what we think of as modern today. Ancient Greek and Roman artists produced some stunning work, including images of gods, warriors, and other mythical characters.
Since then, sculpture has played an important role in celebrating our many achievements in science, technology, and mathematics. Modern artists also use sculpture to express their views on social issues such as war and peace, love and hate, freedom and oppression.
Sculture began in Greece around 3000 B.C. It is not known who originally created them, but they are believed to have been used as religious offerings or decorations for graves.
However, modern-day sand sculpting as we know it began in the 1970s in California. Todd VanderPluym and Gerry Kirk, who founded Sand Sculptors International, pioneered this (SSI). They showed their work at festivals and museums across the United States and Europe.
Of course, everyone knows Mickey Mouse, but he wasn't the first cartoon character. He was just the most famous one after World War II. Walt Disney started his career working for another cartoonist named Ub Iwerks. Together, they created many characters including Donald Duck, Minnie Mouse, and Floyd Pepper.
Ub Iwerks left to create his own company where he could sell his own drawings. This way, Disney could use these drawings without having to pay him. However, he never forgot about his former partner and once he became successful, he hired Iwerks back again. This time, though, he worked on new projects involving animation.
So, Mickey Mouse was not the only cartoon character created before him. He just happened to be the most popular one after World War II. And yes, Indiana Jones was also created before Mickey Mouse. He was designed by George Lucas who later went on to become a very rich man thanks to movies like this one.
The origin of this cloth is unknown. However, samples of this cloth dating back to China's Sung Dynasty have been discovered (960 AD to 1279 AD). By the 13th century, brocade was also in use across Europe. Some scholars believe that the cloth was brought to Europe from China by the Crusaders of the Middle Ages. Others say that it was introduced into Europe later, possibly by Jewish merchants.
Brocade was used for ceremonial purposes and special clothing. It was often used to make curtains and draperies because of its beautiful design.
People all over the world still love brocades fabrics because they are luxurious, durable, and affordable. Brocades are still made today in many countries including China, India, Turkey, Italy, France, and Japan.
In conclusion, brocades were invented in China around 960 AD and they are still being made there today.
Scrimshaw is the ornamentation of bone or ivory artifacts with fancy motifs, such as whale teeth or walrus tusks. The motifs were carved with a jackknife or a sail needle by whale fisherman of American and Anglo-American ancestry and then highlighted with black colors, most often lampblack. They were attached to tools used by those men to hunt whales.
The word "scrimshank" comes from the Irish/Scottish Gaelic word screemhnag, which means "axe." It describes an instrument used by hunters to kill animals. The term became associated with the tool after it was adopted by American sailors for use in carving decorative designs into whalebone and other hard materials.
Decorative scrimshaw is done on objects that are not intended to be used as tools, such as photographs, paintings, and even drawings. Some people also carve scrimshaw onto wood, but this type of project is more likely to be found in specialty shops than at home carpentry projects.
People have been decorating items with scrimshaw since the early 19th century. The practice is particularly common among fishermen who use scraps of whale bone or ivory as jewelry.
In addition to being worn as adornment, scrimshaw can also be used as a form of currency. A sailor might carry around a packet of letters that were sent to him with pictures and stories written by friends and family back home.