Furry, taffetas façonné

Multiplication of pattern, rearrangement of space; manipulating the repetition until it resembles the so-called "river" patterns of the 18th century. The alliance of tradition with modernity finds its full meaning thanks to a creative autonomy. The test becomes convincing; Furry is now an design in its own right.

After a lithograph from a collection of drawings by A.BRAUN dated 1842 for the textile industry.

Under the reference 69667, Furry is proposed :

  • in 128 cm - 50.39 inches wide
  • cotton 62% silk 38%
  • repeat of 27 cm - 10.63 inches
  • 4 colors

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Giustinia, satin façonné

Initially woven with gold bullion and silk yarns, this pattern is a favorite. The original repeat has been retained, the balance of the design respected: bringing new color interpretation to this charming document. Contrasts; interlacing curves offer the possibility of lightness, armed with a strength and delicacy of design.

Reproduced from our archive II33142 dated 1750 : a Louis XV style worked in the colorations that nods to Napoleon III.

Under the reference 69670, Giustinia is proposed :

  • in 128 cm - 50.39 inches wide
  • silk 55% cotton 45%
  • repeat of 54 cm - 21.26 inches
  • 3 colors

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Kerylos, fleuret

Originally produced in canvas, this fresco, with its large, generous motifs remind us of ancient bas-reliefs. Worked here in silk chenille; Kérylos also evokes the ochers of Provence. The whiteness of the chenille winks to the color of the crushed gypsum used to plaster interiors from the Middle Ages until the French Revolution. Its hand, smooth and textured – comfortable visually as well as tactilely.

Taken from our archive II34277 dated 1930/1940: Art Deco style.

Under the reference 69413, Kerylos is proposed :

  • in 127 cm - 50 inches wide
  • spun viscose 54%, silk 25%, cotton 20%
  • repeat 63cm - 24.80 inches
  • 5 colors
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Moucharabieh, taffetas

Probably originally derived from the great family of 'Aqiq; architectural in principle and reminiscent of the ceilings in sacred places of North Africa from the 9th century as well as Yemen, Iran and India.

Created from a drawing by our client Carl Paris, from his sketch named Marrakech: Ethnic Design.

Under the reference 68581, Moucharabieh is proposed :

  • in 128 cm - 50.39 inches wide
  • cotton 59% linnen 41%
  • repeat 16 cm - 6.30 inches
  • 3 colors

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Les Echos, satin façonné

Timeless though dating from the Deco period; with fine and elegant lines, evocative in contemporary as well as classical interiors. Its verticality used in curtains or wall upholstery lengthens and refines the volume, enlarging a space by playing on the effect of the ceiling’s height. In seating, the lines can accentuate an Art Deco décor. The pattern receives color from another time and era.

Reproduced from our pattern EL11415; drawing dated 1930.

Under the reference 69005, Les Echos is proposed :

  • in 128 cm - 50.39 inches wide
  • cotton 82%, silk 18%
  • repeat 31 cm - 12.20 inches
  • 2 colors

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Reflets, damas

Woven in damas and taken from the original design LES REFLETS; reminiscent of tree bark, mineral erosion, a shadow on arid soil, or reflections on the water. The colorations invite the user to interpret the pattern according to whim and free to associate it with many moods.

After our pattern 9504.

Under the reference 89668, Reflets is proposed :

  • in 128 cm - 50.39 inches wide
  • cotton 65%, silk 35%
  • repeat 43 cm - 16.93 inches
  • 6 colors

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Composition N° 1

Inspired by abstract cubicist works

From to our document JT6234, dated 1930.

Under the reference 69669, Composition N° 1 is proposed :

  • in 125 cm - 49.21 inches wide
  • cotton 82%, silk 12%
  • repeat 55 cm - 21.65 inches
  • 2 colors

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Lampas Pondichéry

A reproduction of one of our eighteenth century archives, this reproduction in large width is sold by the repeat. It alludes to the French presence in the Indian territory of "Puducherry" in the seventeenth century.

The originality of the iconography in this drawing sets the tone of the design, combining French classicism and Orientalist splendor.

Under the reference 99651, Lampas Pondichéry is proposed:

  • in 146 cm - 57.48 inches wide
  • pure silk
  • sold by the repeat of 179 cm - 70.47 inches
  • 4 colors

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Damas Danguin

Danguin produced this delicate floral design in 1838 very early in his career with the workshop; titled "Dessin à mauves".

In addition to the high quality of the weave, the originality of his creation also resides in the construction. To achieve the scale of the design a “jump repeat” is used.

Under the reference 89650, Damas Danguin is proposed:

  • in 135 cm - 53.15 inches wide
  • pure silk
  • 6 colors

Satin liseré Vénitien

Inspired by our Venetian document JT 3654 dated 1900; this design belongs to the family of "Bizarre" from the period of Louis the XIV. Its sumptuous, deep colors evoke the magnificence of Italian design in the seventeenth century.

Under the reference 69652, Satin liseré Vénitien is proposed:

  • in 128 cm - 50.39 inches wide
  • pure silk
  • 4 colors
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Jardins du Luxembourg

Reproduced from our archival document LG4971 dated 1868; this design is characterized by the use of its motives (wreaths, garlands, ribbons) referencing the style of Louis XVI.

This beautifully drawn, refinement of spring, is enhanced by the effects of shadows in the background of the damassé.

Under the reference 64971, Jardins du Luxembourg is proposed:

  • in 128 cm - 50.39 inches wide
  • pure silk
  • 3 colors

Satin liseré Juliette

Reproduced from an archive of the early nineteenth century; this pattern is named Juliette for Juliette Récamier of Lyon, a muse to many artists of the period.

Her Parisian salon flourished from Directoire through the Monarchie de Juillet periods, where she entertained the most notable political, literary and artistic community of the time.

Its very large decorative pattern is suited for the seating, draperies, wall panels, and screens, ..

Under the reference 69646, Satin liseré Juliette is proposed:

  • in 133 cm - 52.36 inches wide
  • pure silk
  • sold by the repeat of 56cm - 22.05 inches
  • 4 colors

Brocart Argent Lully

This design for this pattern, by Henry, a specialist in Liturgical textiles, uses accents of gold and silver as in the original design. The motif references the patterns found in Cordoue Leather much in vogue in the early period of Louis XIV.

The name Brocart Argent Lully, is a tribute to the brilliant director of music at court, known for his grand and exuberant theatrical and musical performances. This fabric preserves the spirit and essence of the original creation though the use of silver yarns.

Under the reference 69639, Brocart argent Lully is proposed:

  • in 128 cm wide
  • in a quality silk 49%, cotton 39% and silver 12%
  • sold by repeat of 70 cm
  • in 4 colors

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Satin Façonné Naris

In 1536 Barthelemy Naris and Etienne Turquet Piedmont traders attach to Lyon, to build factories for the production of precious fabrics. Francis I, by letters patent, agrees to give them the same privileges as the city of Tours, and so installs the guild of workers in "cloth of gold, silver and silk." Naris and his workers are declared free from any taxes, any service of custody or militia, provided they work in the city and not outside.

This Renaissance­-inspired design evokes the "tulipomania" raging in Europe in the seventeenth century.

Under the reference 69641, Satin Façonné Naris is proposed:

  • in 128 cm wide
  • in a quality cotton 60% et silk 40%
  • in 5 colors

Damas Altaï

This motif pays tribute to travel to the heart of the Silk Road.

Altai in Mongolian means the golden mountains boundary between East and West.

Under the reference 89645, Damas Altaï is proposed:

  • in 128 cm wide
  • in a quality cotton 66% and silk 34%
  • in 7 colors
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Natsuki

Inspired by a 19th century Japanese Katagami from the archives of Prelle; this stencil on coconut leaf origianally for kimono, wallpaper or other ... was used as is without design modification before being adapted textile pattern.

In line with the prints of Hokusai (1760-1849), branches and cherry blossoms begin to honor Natsuki - Tree of summer.

Under the reference 69640, Natsuki is proposed:

  • in 128 cm wide
  • in a quality silk 62% and cotton 38%
  • in 2 colors

William's dream

The choice of the name is a reference to William Morris - a leader of the art and craft movement in vogue from 1880 to 1910 - the beginning of Modern style - Art Nouveau in France.

The design in 2 colors on tracing paper incorporates Renaissance inspired animals. Originally from the House Truchot (Henry - Truchot - Leduc) the document has been in the Archives of Manufacture Prelle since 1975.

No mise en carte or original sample have been found, suggesting this is the first weaving of this brocatelle.

The design effect created to have the look of age is created in both the warp (vertical) and weft (horizontal).

Under the reference 69638, William's dream is proposed:

  • in 128 cm wide
  • in a quality linen 55% cotton 31% silk 14%
  • in 5 colors

Brocatelle CLE DES SONGES

This is a pure creation, it arises from a collaboration with Thierry Veron-Dentressangle: textile designer, it draws from our rich archives and is inspired by the many documents it contains: Japanese Katagami from XIX° century, high relief cut velvet, sketches from the thirties, ....

The mix of many motifs up to the baroque borrows from and assimilates many references as in the period of Napoléon III.

Reference 79632 Brocatelle Clé des Songes:

  • 128 cm / 50.39" wide
  • quality: linen 57%, cotton 32% & silk 11%
  • sold by repeat 151 cm / 59.45'' heigh
  • 4 colors

Damas ROCHESTER

As a result of our collaboration with the designer Hoentschel, John Pierpont Morgan's friend, this damask created in August of 1912, is a reflection of the cultural exchanges between the United States and Europe.

Appreciated during the American Gilded Age, this design now joins our collection, with modern colorations.

Reference 87086 Damas Rochester:

  • 128 cm / 50.39" wide
  • quality: cotton 63% & silk 37%
  • sold by repeat 120 cm / 47.24" heigh
  • 7 colors
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Damas KALAHARI

Designed by Aimé Prelle in 1924, this tribal damask pattern embodies the influence of the ethnic design in France on the decorative art. With the desire to meet contemporary taste for ethnic designs and in a contemporary coloring, the African desert, Kalahari has become the obvious choice for the named.

Reference 87396, Damas Kalahari:

  • 128 cm / 50.39" wide
  • quality: cotton 60% & silk 40%
  • repeat 40 cm / 15.75"
  • 4 colors
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ALEKSEÏ velours ciselé

From a Second Empire document; quite deteriorated and discolored, our team was able to bring back the authenticity to this exception ciseled velvet.

A fabric originally intended for the Russian market, the name of Alekseï nods to its history.

Reference 29606 ciseled velvet Alekseï:

  • 65 cm / 25.59" wide
  • sold by repeat 135cm / 53.15" heigh
  • in a beautiful ruby black color
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GUICHARD impression sur chaîne - printed warp

Taken from our archives, originally woven as a brocaded Lampas, designed by Joseph Benoît Guichard; a professor of painting at the Beaux-Arts de Lyon, woven by the Manufacture in March 1853.

The process of printing a warp-hand-print with 18 different color screens, with warps tied only with a few loose weft: then the manual removal of these weft and re-weaven with a new fresh weft - magnifies this patterns complexity, with generous flowers and foliage and vibrant colors.

Reference 49449 Guichard Impression sur chaîne:

  • 128 cm / 50.39" wide
  • quality: silk 100%
  • sold by repeat 85 cm / 33.46"
  • in color crème nué

MARIE STUART Fleuret

Originally commissioned in 1964 for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, this jaspé fleuret uses codes of Italian velvet popular in the 15th century. The repertoire of colors are inspired by the landscapes of Scotland.

Reference 8241 Fleuret Marie Stuart:

  • 126 cm / 49.60" wide
  • quality: fibranne 100%
  • repeat 53 cm / 20.86"
  • 6 colors

Fleuret ECORCE

Under item number 69615, Fleuret Ecorce, is 124 cm wide, in a fibranne and wool mix. It is available in 12 colours:

  • 001 érable
  • 002 bouleau
  • 003 chataignier
  • 004 pin
  • 005 céruse
  • 006 bambou
  • 007 orme
  • 008 iroko
  • 009 merisier
  • 010 cèdre bleu
  • 011 acajou
  • 012 ébène de macassar
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Toile SUZANI

To simulate the appearance of the original hand embroidery of these Textiles from Uzbekistan, careful design work focused on the irregularity of each form symbolizing the protective orb.

On the blue background in a traditional indigo, reference 99618, Toile Suzani is available in 126 cm wide, quality: silk 54% fibranne 25% cotton and 21% in two colorations:

  • 001 bleu et ors referencing straw marquetry
  • 101 bleu et rouge referencing the pomegranate
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Damas CLAIR-OBSCUR

Damas Clair-Obscur was created from a renaissance design from our archive fund that we deconstructed with a positive negative backlash to create a checkerboard modern looking.

The weaving structure of damask "satin" and "taffeta" allows the desired contrast with the matt and glossy reflections. Its name comes from chiaroscuro technique of photography to play on the contrast of darkness and light.

Damas clair-Obscur, reference 89611, is woven in a cotton and silk quality, 128 cm width, in 9 colors:

  • 001 avant la pluie
  • 007 ciel de plomb
  • 008 crépuscule
  • 101 ciel de mousson
  • 107 clair de lune
  • 108 ciel d'orage
  • 201 sous bois
  • 301 nuit d'encre
  • 401 tempête

Lampas FERRARECCIA

Lampas Ferrareccia is based on drawing number 6500 from our 19th century pattern books. Originally, it was a cut and loop pile velvet in gold and silver.

The document shows the direct influence of 16th century Spanish and Italian designs on 19th century French productions. The symmetrical motif consisting of pomegranates and foliage is a feature of the Renaissance. decor widely used during the 19th century, that was popularly called ironwork decoration.

Under item number 99603, the lampas Ferrareccia is 124 cm wide, in a silk, fibranne and cotton mix. Sold by repeat only (0.96m), it is available in 4 colors:

  • 001 Chrysocolla
  • 005 Pierre de Lune
  • 009 Améthyste (coloris photo)
  • 101 Acqua Marine