Savonarola chair

Savona·​ro·​la chair | \ ˌsavə|nəˈrōlə-, səˌvä|\

Definition of Savonarola chair

: a folding X-shaped chair of Italian Renaissance style that has interlaced curved slats pivoted at their intersections

called also scissors chair

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History and Etymology for Savonarola chair

after Girolamo Savonarola †1498 Italian religious reformer

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