And sure enough, it joined some friend in the "upholstery" folder on my pinterest.
Yup. Ribbon-banding seems to be the next new thing in upholstery and drapery. Perhaps another comeback from the seventies? My aunt apparently tricked out some white curtains with yards and yards of grosgrain ribbon back in the day.
Interestingly, when I was searching for additional examples, I found an awful lot of photographs of rubber band chairs. This one is actually kind of cool.