In Central Asia, ikat is known as abr bandi, which in Persian literally means 'tying the clouds', because the tie-dyed motifs appear to float, their edges softly blending into the adjacent colours. Named for this ancient term, Abra is a modern take on traditional tie-dyed textile weaving.
Named for the beautiful ikat patterns that are woven in the ancient Silk Road’s Fergana Valley, this rich cut velvet gives the traditional pattern a contemporary twist. Plush, matte velvet is combined with a subtly rippled surface for an incredibly textured fabric that’s both soft and high-performing. The exotic color palette is inspired by the brilliant jewel-toned hues of the Central Asian textiles.
Forty shades of this supple cotton velvet plain create a myriad decorative options for modern and classic interiors. Its short and dense pile is buttery-soft and amazingly durable, perfect for a wide range of upholstery frames. Genoa also offers superb drapeability for sumptuous curtains.
This beautiful drapery-weight weave is a modern interpretation of classic hammered satin, which has a textured surface that reflects the light. Our Hammered Silk is reversible, featuring a lustrous dappled silk satin on one side, and a textured fine linen weave on the other. The color palette includes chic metal-inspired neutrals and rich jewel like hues.
This dramatic print is interpreted from a block printed paisley textile, scaled up for a modern look. The graphic style echoes the simple block printing technique of the original, with stylized fern leaves and exotic flora. Dramatic color contrasts with bleached white and natural linen grounds that are suitable for curtains, upholstery and decorative applications.
Inspired by the graphic patterns of hand-stitched Kuba cloth from Africa, this luxurious cut velvet feels at once modern and tribal. Dense pile in rich hues contrasts with greige-hued textured linen grounds. The lively geometric pattern adds a bold accent to rooms as upholstered chairs, ottomans or headboards.
Palampore Panel A&B
Palampore textiles are centuries-old tree-of-life designs that were painted or printed onto cotton chintz, for use as elaborate bed curtains. Our contemporary take on this classic pattern features a fantasy garden of palm trees intertwined with exotic foliage and flora.
This luxurious leopard skin velvet is woven of the finest deep espresso silk pile against a background of shimmering golden silk and cotton. Translated for decorative use from Italian couture, Panthera adds fashionable glamour and an exotic note to classic and contemporary environments.
This exceptionally soft and dense mohair velvet features a very high pile, which gives it an extra rich hand. Although the palette includes must-have neutrals, the focus is on anything-but-basic hues of citron, petrol, orange and sky that add brilliance to this luxe velvet. It also offers all of mohair velvet’s hallmark qualities of strong resilience and durability, making it ideal for upholstery of all types.
Stratus offers a high-performance upholstery option with subtle variations in hue and thickness that are inspired by the varied colors and textures of our hand-woven silks. This versatile ottoman weave is composed of fine silky synthetic yarns crossed with velvety chenille, giving it a soft hand and nuanced color. Its modern look is perfect for tailored contemporary furniture frames, from sleek sofas to stylish slipper chairs.
Tasawan Ikat Stripe
This dramatically scaled stripe of multi-colored plaid is hand woven in the Thai tradition of weft ikat, where the pattern is first hand tied and dyed in several colors to create its soft decorative edge. The vibrant colors and luxurious weight of the 4-ply silk create sumptuous curtain panels and decorative accents. Variations in the color and pattern, including a narrower width, reflect the artisanal craft of ikat weaving.
This velvet plays with the classic tiger pattern, interpreting it in a two-pile height cut velvet that gives the pattern a fun little shag fringe. The colors include warm and cool neutrals and a fashionable shade of chartreuse, all great options for creating decorative accents.
A classic tiger skin is translated into this lustrous cut velvet fabric in a range of dazzling jewel-like hues. A subtle two-height pile accents the pattern and catches the light. Its brilliant color and exotic pattern provide a dramatic accent when layered with textures, as decorative pillows or chair upholstery.