A set of four scraps from Schumacher’s #50880, Surakata, an homage to batik. Light hand, easy drape. Hand printed, 100% cotton, striking scraps for multiple possible projects.
The original tag reads: “A document from Africa found in the Brooklyn Museum which uses the various stages in the development of the butterfly for motifs on this polished percale. Emphasizes the universal appeal of geometric designs.”
SIZE: Each of the four scraps is 7.5″ wide 4″ long.
See a companion piece to these scraps in a larger size.
FIBER: 100% cotton. Perfect for sachets, appliqué, or quilts.
COLORS: Set includes Blue, Orange-Red, Multi, and Black-Orange.
CONDITION: Superior! NO cardboard or paper backing except a small easily-removed tag.
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Maker: F. Schumacher & Co. was founded by Frederic Schumacher in the late 19th century in New York and went on to become one of the most influential American design houses of all time, working on multiple White House interiors and other historic homes across the decades, employing design doyenne Dorothy Draper, and drawing from history and their own archives in notable design projects. Take some time to read their fascinating history here: https://www.fschumacher.com/about/ourheritage