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Knoll Saarinen Womb Chair

item#: KNL104

Eero Saarinen, Finnish superstar designer, created the Knoll Saarinen Womb Chair to rebel against conventions of form and structure. Constructed of foam over a molded, reinforced fiberglass shell, the Womb Chair is available in polished chrome or matte black powder coat finish. Strike a bold statement with the Knoll Saarinen Womb Chair and its accompanying Knoll Saarinen Ottoman.

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Frame finish

The Knoll Saarinen Womb Chair is available in your choice of black or chrome frame.

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Fabric Options

Grade 1


Mariner textiles offer a low-cost, robust fabric option available in your choice of bold colors. Weave structure gives it good depth and texture, suited for home or office seating.

Knoll Mariner fabrics


Presto is a mildly textured crepe polyester fabric option, with fresh, unobtrusive color options.

Knoll Presto fabrics

Grade 2

Bank Shot

A classic wool billiard cloth available in unassuming tones, Bank Shot gives your upholstery a timeless look and a cozy feel.

Knoll Bank Shot fabrics

Knoll Vinyl

Knoll Vinyl features a real vinyl face, with cotton and polyester backing. Choose from a selection of neutrals and bright primary colors.

Knoll Vinyl fabrics

Leather - Grade 1

Volo Leather

Finished cowhide, corrected grain and raised texture

Knoll Volo leathers

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Leather - Grade 3

Sabrina Leather

Smooth, tight and full grain cowhide with a breathable protective finish

Knoll Sabrina leathers

We have hundreds of other Knoll fabric options available! Click here to browse.

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Delivery Options

Large items like this one are shipped via freight truck directly from the manufacturer. Knoll offers free freight delivery to any commercial location with a loading dock that is accessible to a 53' trailer. If you do not have access to a loading dock, or if your items are being delivered to a residence, we are required to first ship the items to a local white glove delivery agent for assembly and inside delivery. If you are purchasing more than one item, we are able to offer discounted pricing on white glove assembly and delivery. Please call 1-800-531-3746 for details.

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The Knoll Saarinen Womb Chair confronts traditional design with modern innovation. Reinvent your home or lobby with a new look and feel of an imaginatively-designed piece of Finnish craftsmanship. The Knoll Saarinen Womb Chair, created by the peerless Eero Saarinen as the centerpiece of the Saarinen Lounge Collection, is a marvel of aesthetics, an enveloping semi-circle that has a way of making one feel at home anywhere.

Features - Knoll Saarinen Womb Chair

  • Molded, reinforced fiberglass shell with foam cushioning
  • Stainless steel and nylon articulating glides
  • Steel wire base with polished chrome or matte black powder coat finish
  • Available with extensive line of Knoll textiles and Spinneybeck leathers
  • Knoll Saarinen Ottoman sold separately
  • Greenguard certified

Knoll Saarinen Womb Chair Specifications

Height 35 1/2'' H
Width 40'' W
Depth 34'' D
Seat height 16'' H

Disclaimer: We do not accept cancellations or order revisions for any Knoll items ordered. See Knoll's No Cancellations or Revisions Policy for details.

Professor Ergo's Thoughts:

The Knoll Saarinen Womb Chair is a comfy chair to fit into the chicest of chic environments. Sit back and relax in the classic modern European design of the Knoll Saarinen Womb Chairs.

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Customer Reviews

Knoll Saarinen Womb Chair
5 Stars based on 2 Review(s)
5 Stars

Womb Chair
November 8, 2012
My folks bought this chair in the mid '60's and I have had it for about 15 years now. The fabric is no longer original and I should have it redone. We have it in our bedroom across from the fireplace where it makes a good spot to read or meditate while the other is sleeping. I love its look and its style-statement. We have the ottoman which seems like a must for this chair.

5 Stars

Love it
February 1, 2012
I have owned this chair for years. I lost a glide and Knoll replaced it 2nd day air at no charge. Great service from a great company.

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