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Modern Velvet

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Published Date:
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:15:13 +0000
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Object of the Day
concentric
furnishing fabric
velvet
Description:
In composition, Kaleidoscope closely resembles Larsen’s famous design of concentric squares, Magnum. But whereas that design was machine-embroidered around mirror-like squares of Mylar, Kaleidoscope is a durable, hard-wearing upholstery in a technique called epinglé velvet – so named for the wires which are inserted into the shed during the weaving and over which the pile...
Topic:
Design
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