It is unusual to find sumptous and rich silk velvet furnishing fabric, particularly an unused length. The shot silk colours of bottle green and magenta pink are stunning. It is difficult to photograph. The pink is much more restrained than most of the photos. I would say the colouring would fit well in with a late Victorian interior.
The overall repeat of small Chinese flowers amongst curling stems and leaves, in bottle green cut velvet on a magenta pink satin ground, yellow selvedges.
Repeat 10 in; 25 cm
9ft 8 x 28 in.: 3m x 72 cm
Wilson, Verity Chinese Textiles p11 , fig 6.
Price: on request
Ref N°: 8032
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