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RAR (Rocking Armchair Rod)

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One piece molded fiberglass body shaped for human form. Steel legs attached to plastic seat with rubber shock mounts. Network of stretchers attached to legs, crossing at sides, back and center. Curved wooden rockers bolted onto legs. Note that "Rod" in the title of this model chair refers to...

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Credit Line

Gift of Edward J. Wormley


Used with permission. Herman Miller, Inc.® Eames®

designed 1948–50; made about 1950–53

Object Place

Gardenia, California

Object Place

Zeeland, Michigan, United States


68.58 x 62.86 x 59.69 cm (27 x 24 3/4 x 23 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Molded polyester fiberglass composite, steel and birch rockers, rubber shock mounts




Furniture, Seating and Beds