Genoa Fabric

VE13-4048

  • Genoa Fabric
Genoa Fabric

Width and pattern repeat

125cm 88cm
Wool

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For all fabrics ordered, total delivery cost: £10.00

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Price per m £108.00

Delivery: 1 week

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History

Reference taken from a 17th century Italian silk damask in the Genoa Museum collection. Almost identical examples of this damask are found in Hampton Court Palace and the V&A Museum.

The Evolution of Curtains

The first drape or curtain probably hung at the entry of tent somewhere in a middle-eastern desert in the very early days of civilisation. The cloth gave some privacy but also, when wetted with water, provided some primitive air conditioning to temper the hot desert winds.

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Victorian curtain fabrics

Well-chosen Victorian curtain fabrics and vintage style upholstery fabric designs can really add to the authentic Victorian atmosphere in any room of your period home. To keep that genuine Victorian feel, try to follow the general rules that the Victorians stuck to when…

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Curtain poles

To keep the heat in or the sun out on hot days, Victorians would use both blinds and curtains combined on the same windows. Curtains would be changed according to the seasons with heavy fabrics with good insulation properties used for Winter curtains and lighter ones used in…

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Restoring Victorian Houses

Victorian homes are known for their beauty, intricate details, and elegant architecture.  They were built to stand out and be admired for their features.   If you own a Victorian house and are interested in restoring it, check out the following tips we put together.

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