Augusto Romano Bench in Braided Straw and Blond Wood


Augusto Romano, bench, beech, braided straw, Italy, circa 1948

A rare side bench designed by Italian designer Augusto Romano around 1948. A well-executed design that features a frame in wood with a border that is meticulously adorned with braided straw. The elegantly bent frame catches the eye, and the naturalistic properties of the straw are a perfect fit as a combination of materials used. Romano skillfully interweaved a captivating interplay of materials and textures.

Please note that this piece is in used condition and shows signs of age and use, common for pieces this age. We kindly ask you to reach out to our design specialists for more detailed information.

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Product Details

  • condition Good
  • creator Augusto Romano (Designer)
  • date of manufacture circa 1948
  • dimensions Height 32.09 in. Width 45.48 in. Depth 25.2 in. Seat Height 15.75 in.
  • dimensions Height 81.5 cm Width 115.5 cm Depth 64 cm Seat Height 40 cm
  • material Beech Straw
  • origin Italy
  • period 1940-1949
  • style Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • barcode 45003801