Rare such a design statement piece for any room. Exotic, energetic, exciting, this brunschwig & fils titled "chinese lemon, " #77152 in the archive, bursts with twisting branches, bountiful fruit, exotic seed pods, and expressive foliage. We dated this to the 1940s or early 50s based on the other pieces i sourced this with as well as the tags on the companion coordinating fabric flags. However, this piece does not actually have its precise date printed on the fabric or the tags. Entirely hand printed design, with it's 1.25 selvedges on each side, this piece is wide enough to be turned into a twin sized headboard, the back or seat of a settee or kitchen booth, oversized pillows, or the top of an oversized ottoman.
Would be fabulous under glass for a fresh kitchen table look, or made into a fabric application wallpaper on a wardrobe or screen, or small statement wall portion. Perfect for grandmillennial style, cottage chic, shabby chic, or naturalist décor. Fiber: 100% cotton with only a light chintz glaze, weight is heavier than sheeting and lighter than twill. Slight drape if used for a café curtain, enough ease to work as a roman shade. Size: 46.5" wide + 1.25" selvedge on each side x 45.25 long.
Colors: background is a pale butternut squash skin beige with the fruit and foliage motifs in lemon yellow, cornsilk yellow, sage, army green, pale grass green, persimmon, salmon, milk chocolate, white, taupe, and expressive black lines. Why high-end vintage fabric samples because the large over-size sample and superior manufacturing quality make it possible to access a very high-end fabric for a smaller scale project without the high cost of these classic vintage fabrics, which often begin at over $150 a yard, if they can still be found at all. Other reasons are to access a small amount of discontinued fabric to match or to repair an existing piece in your home. Maker: brunschwig and fils is a 19th century french firm noted for its rich textiles across home decor categories.Zelina comegys brunschwig married into the family and the firm contributing significantly to its design offerings as well as a commitment to workers, ongoing production during wwii here in its american location, and the preservation of history in material culture. Sustainability: all my packaging except tape is 100% re-used.
Your invoice is available digitally in your account. I source vintage items and resources either as they are, or to upcycle into new products, giving them a new life. This reduces demand on current resources, preserves history, and keeps valuable items out of the landfill, all of which asks just a little bit less out of our ever-giving mother earth. Everything from a smoke-free and pet-free studio.This item is made of cotton and broadcloth, chintz.