More channels! These were super popular in the 30's and 40's. They feel good on your back, like rows of fingers, massaging and holding you near - containing you. Yes, yes containing, like any good piece of furniture should do. What more can one ask from a chair?.
The fabric selected is just perfect for this application. A smooth-faced jacquard that dog hair will be easy to brush off, looking contemporary but also complimentary to the era of this nearly antique frame.