Auction id 217877 - Antique French Design Vintage Cotton Fabric Ananas Exotique Brunschwig & Fils

Auction id 217877 - Antique French Design Vintage Cotton Fabric Ananas Exotique Brunschwig & Fils

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Antique French Design Vintage Cotton Fabric "Ananas Exotique" Brunschwig & Fils MMI Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Smithsonian Institution Floral Stripe Antique Design Fabric from a museum fragment of a large hand painted panel, India, 18th century. Measurements: 3yds&30"L x 60"W 2lbs 7oz The background color of this vintage fabric is an antique beige-cream. The fabric is in good vintage condition with some tears from brown wrapping paper. That tears even add more antique charm for this fabric. Look at the pictures please. This tropical floral stripe design print fabric is suitable for cushions, upholstery, drapery and home decor accessories in Antique French style. This fabric was found at an Estate sale. I was told the fabric is from the late 1970th. Sales as it is. History: "For over a century Brunschwig & Fils fabrics, wallcoverings have appeared in many of the world’s most resplendent and iconic interiors. From grand spaces as is found in the White House to the palace of Versailles, in addition to beautiful country retreats and seaside cottages and homes. Founded in France by Achille Brunschwig in 1891 with his son Roger, the company opened offices in New York in 1925 the company continues to acknowledge its French roots and the genuine ‘joie de vivre’ that can be found in their décor, fashion, design colors (info about similar design fabric from Australian site shop.idealdrapemakers.com.au/brunschwig-and-fils-ananas-exotique-cotton-print-red/). In Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s diverse collection (collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18130897/) you can see a photo of original fabric from 18 sentury. The museum photo has a description: "VALANCE (INDIA), 18TH CENTURY This is a Valance. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is cotton and its technique is mordant painted and dyed and resist dyed (chintz) on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department. This object was donated by Josephine Howell and catalogued by Gillian Moss. It is credited Gift of Josephine Howell." **All images on my shop are as accurate as possible. However, different monitors may cause colors to vary slightly!*** ****The item will be carefully packed and sent with a tracking number and insurance. ♥Dear customer, before buy any item please read the shop policy!♥ - Please feel free to contact me and ask any question(s)- ♥ Thank you very much for stopping by! ♥

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