It was pear-shaped (but round became the preferred...) and made of leather.
Originally called a “Sacco", when it was mass-produced it was made of vinyl and filled with polystyrene plastic pellets …
Materials which had only recently been developed!
The Sacco Bean Bag revolutionized the concept of a chair with its rigid, hard surface design.
The Sacco became an instant worldwide phenomenon and a leading icon of the 1970’s.
Because a Sacco placed the sitter close to the floor and accommodated a variety of lounging body positions, it met the casual social behavior needs of the times.
Consumers liked the fact that the chair molded to each individual’s body shape - and kids loved it!
STILL AVAILABLE TODAY!