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									                                    Autumn/Winter 2004
This Autumn inspiration comes straight from the heart of 19TH Century India, a veritable treasure trove of rich
influence. Indian miniatures, the sparkle of refined, elegant costumes and a combination of strong geometric
lines and glistening, lustrous patterns. Wondrous classical India and British Colonial heritage meet and are
transformed into contemporary textiles. The glorious and exquisite architectures of Lutyens – Awe inspiring
Connaught Place in Delhi - elegant Palanquins that transported the grand maharajahs and the Majestic Durbar
Hall where they held court – colonial expeditions to discover and collect rare and exotic plants & flowers, all
created a uniquely decorative, sumptuous & luxurious style.

        • Amaranth Printed fabrics – 8 designs in 30 colourways
Amaranth- A fantastic painterly flowered design inspired by the Raj’s beautiful impressive gardens printed on
pure, smooth cotton. Mandalay – A lavish and grand scale design of fabulous, blooming tulips on linen union.
Samode Flower – An intricately detailed floral on smooth cotton. Cochin Spice – A classical block printed
design of auriculas on a natural linen union. Banyan Tree – A trailing foliage design on linen union.
Connaught Place – An exquisite design inspired by the grandeur of Lutyens’ architecture printed on a soft,
subtle stripe. Rajasthani Stripe – A richly decorative stripe redolent of opulent traditional colours and
patterns of Rajasthan. Palanquin Stripe – A dramatic stripe of saturated colours on soft peachskin duck.

         • Coromandel Silks – 5 designs in 23 colourways
A truly breath taking and sumptuous collection of lavish silks from the lustrous Coromandel, an expansive
glittering jewel-like design on lustrous silk, Tarbana an ottoman weave with rich colours with an ombre warp
fading in and out across the width. Ravishing silk brocades: Jaipur Jasmine with a tiny exquisite floral detail
and Mughal Paisley inspired by the Amaranth design with a large detailed floral, both with a rich lustre and
inimitable handle. Durbar Hall is a shinning flock printed silk of a grand scale fleur-de-lys motif in vivid opulent

        • Ombrione Weaves – 6 designs in 33 colourways
Fantastically luscious textures in hardwearing weaves perfect for upholstery – from the cool modernism of the
plain Taro and Tevere and the striped Ostiano chunky chenilles to the more classical wonderful cut velvets
of Trasimeno and Ombrione with a luxurious soft pile and in a wide spectrum of sumptuous colours. Olona
the background of Trasimeno and Ombrione, hardwearing and yet beautiful.

        • Breganze Vinyl Wall coverings – 5 designs total of 40 colourways
A completely new direction of sophisticated, contemporary vinyl wallcoverings with a unique texture, inspired
by classical grasscloths and raw silks. The refined Taro and Ticino both loosely based on oriental hand-woven
grasscloths coordinate and combine with the elegant stripes in Crissolo and Iseo, completed with the classical
fleur-de-lys motif in Ombrione.

       • Varese Velvets – 40 colourways
An extensive collection of beautiful smooth, plain velvets, 100% cotton with a dense, soft pile, available in an
array of colours to co-ordinate with this seasons collections; pure opulence.

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