Temple of Dawn
'Kiri' comes from the old Sanskrit word for “mountain”, the home of the gods in Hindu and Buddhist mythology and a place believed to be the source of beauty and strength. This two-tone curtain fabric with its raised supplementary lines that cross a wavy ikat base has a heavenly quality.
This fabric is named for the old “lotus pond” temple located in the heart of modern Bangkok, once surrounded by rice fields and now overshadowed by ultramodern, gleaming glass buildings. The striking contrast of old and new is similar to the effect made by this exciting textile with its simple yet sophisticated geometric design.
This blended fabric, soft to the touch yet highly durable, has a subtle checkerboard pattern inspired by the board game maak rook or chess. Played by locals in evenings in the shady areas of temple compounds such as Wat Trimit in Bangkok’s old Chinatown this fabric comes in eight subtle earth tones from golden beige to rust.
This vibrant hand woven silk taffeta stripe is named after one of Bangkok’s most flamboyant temples, a lively Hindu complex located in the middle of the city that is always enlivened with long chains of flower garlands offered by devotees. The colorful shimmering stripes are enhanced by the traditional “squirrel tail” weave.
Hand finished to render a unique antique feel and appearance Chedi is named for the sacred part of the temple that houses important relics. With 18 different colors to choose from, this plush regal silk with its distinctive contrasting warp that catches light in surprising and contrasting ways is an aristocratic among velvets.
This luxurious yet robust pile fabric has a texture and design reminiscent of the magnificent porcelain tiles used to decorate Thai temples. With an alternating hexagonal two-color pattern that comes in 16 different colorways this decadent upholstery fabric offers uncompromising opulence with enduring reliability.
Named for an elegant and unusual royal Thai temple that dates to Victorian times, this silk-cotton blend fabric is decorated with jewel-like raindrops. The pattern resembles the first traces of monsoon rain falling on shallow pools of water and has been created through the use of delicate traces of gold and silver threads woven onto an elegant sateen ground.
This exuberant smaller scale toile print on linen is filled with historical motifs depicting scenes of a mythical Buddhist paradise with creatures from a tropical rain forest. Named for the Sanskrit word meaning “five”, this pure linen fabric comes in five different colors ranging from quiet neutrals to a bold contemporary print that offsets vibrant turquoise with a chocolate background.
The patina and whimsical design of a forest scene from temple mural paintings serve as the inspiration for the exotic toile-like landscape printed here on pure linen. The large-scale print of a magical forest with tropical plants and lively animals scurrying across an enchanted land is taken from Buddhist cosmology and faithfully retains a meditative sense of grace and serenity.
A secluded forest temple with its towering ancient trees offers the inspiration for this imaginative cotton-linen blend. The delicate lace-like pattern of veins of leaves that have fallen to the ground is enlivened by colorful yet delicate berries embroidered onto a cream colored ground. This truly bold and unique fabric will add an exceptional statement to any design interior.