French Country Paysanne Dining Chair

French Country Paysanne Dining Chair

$425 (Side), $495 (Arm)

This French country cottage style chair offers a unique star cut-out back detail and three contoured back slats. The rustic chair is available in Side or Arm styles with your choice of seats in Wood, Snowshoe, Woven Seagrass, or V-weave Seagrass.

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French Country Paysanne Chair: A Cottage Dining Chair

The French Country Paysanne "peasant or rustic" Chair was found in country cottages and farmhouses throughout Europe. It's beloved for its cottage-style with a unique star cut-out back, contoured horizontal slats, and medium-height back.

This cottage dining chair adds a french-inspired, rustic feel to a dining table. The slightly sloped back and horizontal slats makes the chair comfortable to sit for leisurely meals. The wood molded seat is contoured for comfort, and can be used without a cushion.

This French country cottage chair is available with your choice of (4) seat styles. Options include; a molded "Wood" seat, hand strung "Snowshoe" (rawhide) seat, or "Woven Seagrass" (rush) or "V-weave Seagrass" (rush) seats. Each seat style gives the chair a unique appearance depending on your seat and paint/stain selections.

Paint/Stain finish options include a two-tone combination of paint and stain, entirely stained, or entirely painted with the wood seat selection. For other seat types, the chair can be painted or stained in a color of your choice.

This French Country Paysanne Chair complements French Country, English Cottage, Farmhouse, Rustic, Transitional and Traditional style decors.


  • Made entirely of a mixture of hardwoods Maple and Ash
  • Wood seat is a moulded design for comfort (seat can be painted or stained)
  • Seagrass seats are a Woven and V-weave pattern made of natural material and hand strung
  • Finish includes light paint rub, option available to not rub paint
  • Requires no assembly


French Country Paysanne Side Chair

  • Overall Measurement: 39" high x 21" wide
  • Seat Width: 18.5" wide x 17" deep
  • Seat Height: 18" to top of seat from floor

French Country Paysanne Arm Chair

  • Overall Measurement: 39" high x 23" wide
  • Seat Width: 20" wide x 18" deep
  • Seat Height: 18" to top of seat from floor
  • Arm Height: Slopes from 24" to 28" to top of arm from floor

| Delivery Info

$199.00 FLAT FEE


We deliver throughout the US offering a White Glove Delivery service.

*Some areas of Canada may be covered. Shipping & Delivery.


Orders take 8-10 weeks to build, finish, and deliver. In some cases we can meet tighter deadlines. Need it faster? Please email or use the Have A Question! form.

| Color Selections

All the finishes that we offer on our furniture are uniquely French Country. We offer traditional milk paint finishes and low VOC stains that are healthy for you and the environment. All finishes are hand applied, then lightly rubbed for time worn character. Our "Aged Finish" stains are achieved with multiple coats of stain followed by the application of a glaze. Our finishers lightly surface distress tops for a time worn appearance. All finishes are water sealed and waxed for easy care, everyday use.

Milk Paints (click image to see color in new window )

Stains & Aged Finish Stains (click image to see color in new window )

| Questions

Do you have a question on this item? If we haven't covered everything you need to know we will be happy to provide an answer for you! Please email or use the Have A Question! form.


Need this item customized? We can build it in a size or configuration that fits your home! We'll need to know what your size needs are and any customizations you are thinking of doing. With those details we can provide more information and pricing on making a custom piece of furniture for you. Please email or use the Have A Question! form.

| Seat Styles

We offer (4) seat styles on our French Country Ladderback Dining Chair: Wood, Snowshoe, Woven Seagrass, and V-weave Seagrass. The wood seat is a hardwood seat that can be painted or stained, the Snowshoe seat is made of beeswax and leather, and the Woven Seagrass and V-Weave Seagrass are made of a natural fiber material that is hand strung. All styles are strong and durable.

Seat Styles (click to see an example of a seat in a new window )

Moulded Wood Seat Natural

"Wood" is a Pine seat. The wood seat is a comfortable molded seat design. We can stain the seat to match your table top color.

Snowshoe Seat

"Snowshoe" is a leather seat. The snowshoe seat is a comfortable seat design made of beeswax and leather. With use the seat molds to the correct shape of the seated person.

Woven Seagrass Seat

"Woven Seagrass" is a natural fiber seat. The woven seagrass seat is hand strung in a basket weave pattern. The color is a natural color.

V-weave Seagrass Seat

"V-weave Seagrass" is an natural fiber seat. The seat is strung in a v-shape pattern and is hand strung and is a natural color.