Meaning of Wassily chair

Was'si•ly chair"

Pronunciation: (vä'su-lē, vas'u-), [key]
  1. a chair designed by Marcel Breuer in 1925, having a chromium-plated tubular steel frame over which strips of canvas or leather of varying widths are stretched to form the seat, back, and arms. Also called
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