What are the main differences between chairs and stools?
In the seats, Mazar is the earliest, is the predecessor of stool, a stool in the back into a chair on the evolution. The title is called the civil stool stool stool. Originally used for riding on the horse and on the car, it is also called a horse stool and a stool. Commonly known as the folk name, and "Wu stool", because martial arts people sit like a bell, depending on what is not needed, hence the name. Stools are simple in materials and widely used, so they are larger than chairs. The shape of the stool is very rich, in the early days is rectangular, has been extended to the Ming Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty into a square, also appeared circular, fan-shaped, plum shaped, hexagonal stool.
There is a chair back, there are some handrails seats. Ancient sat on the floor, not the original chairs, "this is a wood chair. "Book of Songs" has "its Tong its chair", "chair", namely "catalpa Zi", is a kind of tree name.
The chair has a backrest, and some have armrests, and stools do not.