Iracema is a novel of romantic Brazilian literature, published by José de Alencar in 1865. The protagonist is an Indian, and the story is set against the backdrop of paradisiacal beaches, forests and rivers. Iracema falls in love with the Portuguese Martim, and this love is born Moacir, symbol of the union of the two races.
The Iracema chair has the Portuguese straw on the back, and a curved plywood seat, in a shape that resembles a smooth wave. The wooden structure has a light and elegant visual aspect, and in the version with arms there is a connecting element behind the back.