Friday, January 20, 2012

The Allure of Vintage Paisley

 

Although I would never advocate cutting up an intact antique paisley shawl, there are many so called “cutters” out there that are suitable for making pillows, lampshades, etc.  What is it about that splash of red that lights up a room?  Although Pottery Barn and many other major retailers are doing nice reproductions it is hard to replicate the richness of the handmade paisley shawls. 

Dan Marty often incorporates it into his designs.  Who doesn’t love Dan Marty! Notice the shade on the beautiful floor lamp on the left.

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Dan Marty paisley lampshade

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Dan Marty Paisley Pillow

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Alessandra Branca paisley seat covers

 

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Alessandra Branca Paisley Covered Mirror

 

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Martyn Lawrence Bullard designed bedroom

 

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Vintage Paisley Antique Club Chair

How about this fabulous chair at http://www.1stdibs.com/furniture_item_detail.php?id=349841

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The incomparable Charlotte Moss

 

 

 

 

Beautiful paisley cloth via http://discoveryourjoiedevivre.blogspot.com/2010/09/tablescape-thursday_30

 

How about these fabulous moose antler sconces from Branca at http://www.1stdibs.com/furniture_item_detail.php?id=313093

 

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Vintage Paisley Pillows on my own sofa

 

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