Such a find — this jauntily-striped everglaze finished 1930s decorator chintz is titled “Steamer Stripe,” and is from the era of Waverly’s original firm “Waverly Bonded Fabrics” (which is written, with the fabric title, in a cool font on its selvage).
A cheery stripe, perhaps “steamer” refers a bit to a nautical sensibility though obviously beyond the traditional red, white, and navy. This stripe would be at home in cabin or seaside decor, in a masculine room, or in 1930s throwback spaces, or in applications where a clear, bright graphic sensibility is called for.
COLORS: Golden yellow, grass green, deep plum, and ivory.
SIZE: 36″ wide x 1 yard increments up to 6 yards total. $35 price break when buying all six yards at once.
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CONDITION: Mint — new old stock!
MAKER: Waverly Bonded Fabrics, an American decorator fabrics firm, was established in 1923 by F. Schumacher & Co., and the everglaze process was created by another firm, Joseph Bancroft & Sons Company, in the 1930s. Waverly went on to really pioneer Everglaze fabrics in the US and by the 1950s their interior design products were particularly noted for the “everglaze look.” Waverly also produced wallpapers and fashion fabrics. The’re now owned by Iconix, a “brand management” company.
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. Etsy buys carbon offsets for all shipping, which is a win-win for the sustainability-minded shopper.
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