What is the meaning of the furniture term Ladder Back?

Ladder back is a term used to describe a style of furniture, specifically chairs, that have a backrest consisting of horizontal slats resembling a ladder. The back of the chair typically features two vertical posts with several horizontal slats or rungs connecting them, giving it a ladder-like appearance. This design is often associated with traditional, rustic, or country-style furniture. Chairback with horizontal slats or rails resembling a ladder.
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