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What is a shelter arm sofa?

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A shelter arm sofa is a type of sofa wherein the sheltering arm bends outward from the sofa and has a gently sloping curve to it. Shelter arm sofas are generally praised for their comfort since they tend to cradle the person sitting. Find a wide variety of shelter arm sofas on 1stDibs.
1stDibs ExpertSeptember 28, 2021
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"Gimme Shelter" Three-Seat Embroidered Leather Covered Sofa by Moroso for Diesel
By Moroso, Diesel Creative Team 1
Located in Brooklyn, NY
"Gimme Shelter" is a three-seat sofa, designed by Diesel Creative Team and manufactured by Moroso, featuring injected flame-retardant foam over internal steel frame and base in varni...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Sofas

Materials

Steel

"Gimme Shelter" Two-Seat Sofa with Steel Frame and Base by Moroso for Diesel
By Moroso, Diesel Creative Team 1
Located in Brooklyn, NY
"Gimme Shelter" is a two-seat sofa, designed by Diesel Creative Team and manufactured by Moroso, featuring injected flame-retardant foam over internal steel frame and base in varnish...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Sofas

Materials

Steel

"Gimme Shelter" Three-Seat Sofa with Steel Frame and Base by Moroso for Diesel
By Moroso, Diesel Creative Team 1
Located in Brooklyn, NY
"Gimme Shelter" is a three-seat sofa, designed by Diesel Creative Team and manufactured by Moroso, featuring injected flame-retardant foam over internal steel frame and base in varni...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Sofas

Materials

Steel

Milo Baughman Shelter Sofa 1970's in Italian Boucle
By Milo Baughman, Thayer Coggin
Located in Chicago, IL
Milo Baughman Shelter sofa 1970's in Italian Boucle, Comprised of 2 seat cushions with 5 knife-edge pillows in boucle as well.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Bouclé, Upholstery, Walnut

Milo Baughman Ivory / Beige Shelter Sofa (Pair Available; Priced Individually)
By Milo Baughman
Located in Saint Louis, MO
Milo Baughman shelter sofas designed in 1970. Pair available and priced individually. Designer sofas that check lots of boxes: stylish to gaze upon, yet perfect for lounging, napping...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric

Paul McCobb Style Mid Century Walnut and Brass Shelter Sofa
By Paul McCobb
Located in Countryside, IL
Paul McCobb style Mid Century walnut and brass shelter sofa Sofa measures: 73 wide x 29 deep x 35 high, with a seat height of 17 inches All pieces of furniture can be had in wha...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Brass

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