What is the meaning of the furniture term Dropped Seat?

A dropped seat refers to a seat or seat cushion that is positioned lower than the surrounding frame or base of a chair, sofa, or other seating furniture. It is designed to provide a lower seating position for added comfort and relaxation. The dropped seat style is commonly found in traditional and classic furniture designs. Concave seat, in which the sides are slightly higher than the middle of the front and back. Also called scoop seat.
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