Holy cow. Now that I know how easy and deeply satisfying re-vamping chairs like this is, I'm going to just do it for fun. These were found at the Alameda Flea Market - really sturdy and solid with great lines and detail, but the fabric was just gross and the paint flaking off.
Benjamin Moore Low Lustre Wood and Metal Enamel (Latex) in Black, fabric by Joel Dewberry for Westminster. New padding was created by layering organic wool quilt batting - comfy and breathable.