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Malawi Chair

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520H x 780 \W x 780H. 5.2kgs

The Malawi chair is a traditional wooden chair that originated in Malawi, a country in Southeast

Africa. It is also known as the African or Malawian chair. The design of the chair is simple yet elegant

and is made up of two main parts – the frame and the seat. The frame is usually made from a single

piece of wood, such as ebony or African teak, and is bent and shaped into a graceful curved shape,

forming the back and arms of the chair. The seat is woven from strips of tough natural fiber such as

rattan or sisal and is supported by four legs, which are slightly angled outwards to provide stability.

What makes the Malawi chair unique is its craftsmanship and attention to detail. Each chair is

handcrafted by skilled artisans using traditional techniques that have been passed down through

generations. The wood is carefully selected for its quality and durability, and the seat is woven using

intricate patterns that require skill and patience.

The chair's design is not only functional but also has cultural significance. In Malawi, the chair is a

symbol of prestige and is often used by tribal chiefs and elders during important meetings and

ceremonies. The chair's simple design is also reflective of Malawi's emphasis on sustainability – it is

made from locally sourced materials and can be easily repaired if damaged, ensuring that it is long-


Today, the Malawi chair has become popular throughout the world and is often used as a statement

piece in modern interior design. Its organic shape and natural materials make it a versatile piece that

can be used in a variety of settings, from living rooms to outdoor patios. The Malawi chair is not only

a beautiful piece of furniture but also a symbol of cultural heritage and sustainable craftsmanship.


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