Roorkhee Standard Canvas Chair


Before you create your own story by bringing this chair along with you on all your journey’s. First read about the story behind the name and design of the Roorkhee Standard Canvas Chair.

The headquarters of the Indian Army Corps of Engineers at Roorkhee, United Provinces, India.  Mainstay of the Army and Navy Store catalogues is the inspiration of the name. This design was one of the most favored designs of campaign chair used by British officers from about 1898 to the beginning of World War  II. Due to the needs of the British officers the chair had to be light and easily transported. Thus aiding the chair with the ability to be folded up and carried around or loaded onto a horse.

Also having the need to be comfortable the heavy duty cotton canvas does justice. As Melvill & Moon’s signature is Safari, this is exactly what the Roorkhee Standard Canvas Chair is designed for. With the ability stay stable on uneven ground or to be able to survive and fit in with all environments.

Just because we like options as much you do, have a look at the taller version of this chair

  • Height: 86 cm
  • Width: 54 cm
  • Height of seat from floor: 34 cm
  • Height of armrest from floor: 58 cm
  • Weight: 5 k
  • Please note that there is a 4-8 week lead time on all furniture


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