Denoting a chair or sofa with a quilted back, the stitching being hidden by buttons: a button-back antique chair
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- She favoured floral chintz, velvet button-back chairs and mahogany antiques.
- If I see a woman with thighs that resemble a button-back settee, I feel rather smug.
- The company has a less authentic, but grand-looking, button-back Chesterfield bedstead, in Alcantara faux-suede or real leather, priced from £2,000.