Jan 30, 2014

More colors of Provence

As mentioned in an earlier post entitled, "Color schemes in 19th C French textiles, part 9," red and gold were favorite colors in sunny Provence.  (To see that earlier post: http://french-treasures.blogspot.com/2011/03/color-schemes-in-19-c-french-fabrics.html)

Another favored color scheme from that era that we don't see very often nowadays is shades of turquoise or aqua with shades of red. Some interesting variations on this color scheme are shown below, starting with a lovely early-19th century imported fabric from India using red and aqua as the main color scheme:

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