Wide enough to cover a twin sized headboard or dining booth back, this exotic and expressive 1970s Brunschwig et Fils paisley with wide vertical floral side borders is a “Grand Teint Lavable,” or color fast print. It is #67636 in the Brunschwig et Fils Archive. and was originally called “coral and almond” in this colorway.
The side vertical stripes have strong historic Indienne floral elements and are richly detailed. Each paisley is comprised of multiple floral elements and expressive designs Perfect for your grandmillennial lifestyle.
FIBER: 62% Cotton and 38% Rayon in a slubby weave that comes off almost like a silk dupioni.
SIZE: 61.5″ wide w/ 1″ selvage each side x 51.5″ long. Side stripes are 10.75″ wide and the larger flowers within them are 6″ x 6″ Paisleys in the center motif are 3″ wide x 5″ high.
COLORS: On an off-white background are burnt orange, coral, Williamsburg blue, mustard yellow, chartreuse, milk chocolate, and taupe.
CONDITION: Excellent overall. There are some places where the slubby weave is more pronounced than in other places, and that can even look like a tiny stain here and there, but if you examine more closely it is simply the weave.
“Good design is forever.” — Zelina Comegys Brunschwig.
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. Great NY Times article about her and the firm: https://www.nytimes.com/1981/09/12/obituaries/zelina-comegys-brunschwig-chairman-of-fabric-company.html