Armchair as seating is derived from a chair with armrests and high back – to the throne. It invented by the ancient Egyptians for their pharaons. Like the Egyptians, the Greeks ascetic life in suit gesture cue wooden chair, who loved the comfort of the Romans were covered with fur or cloth. Thus arose the prototype of the modern armchair. But in medieval Europe barbaric ceremonial seat – ornate carved box with high back and armrests. In the Gothic period, there were wooden chair with a high back and armrests narrow. But they were too stiff and heavy. Only Dutch upholstered armchair skin. The most comfortable chair made French: a trim steel underlay fluff. Upholstery itself was made of velvet, silk, tapestry fabric. Now there are so many types of seating: Wheelchair accessible; rocking chair; inflatable chair; wicker chairs ...