A beautifully edgy floral with twisting and expressive tree branches resolving on multi-hued blue and yellow flower heads. Slight chintz in a mid weight, not too stiff, a little drape.
#7133-17 in the archive, 1961.
COLORS: Celadon background with sky blue, China blue, illuminating yellow, khaki, cornsilk, black, white, sage.
SIZE: 23″ wide + 1.5″ selvedge on left hand side x 53″ long
CONDITION: Very good!
MAKER: Franco Scalamandré has a great story to tell of coming to America in the 20s from Italy and making a huge success of himself. From engineer, to historic textile researcher, to major design firm and more, Scalamandré is synonymous with quality, success, and above all, historic preservation. Do take some time to read up on the phenomenal Scalamandré history here: https://www.scalamandre.com/history and a NY Times obit on Franco: https://www.nytimes.com/1988/03/04/obituaries/franco-scalamandre-89-leader-in-making-of-decorative-textiles.html