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Bohemian brocade, flowers and wheat

Product code 103 01-0039

Reproduction of a historical fabric used in Bohemian folk costumes in a Jacquard weave of fine synthetic yarns. This unique pattern comes from the Chod region of Bohemia. Traditional brocades such as this are perfect for sewing regional folk costumes and are an increasingly popular way to bring something special to modern interiors or contemporary fashions.

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Basic parameters
Width: 74 cm
Color: Irish green
Content: 25% polyester, 75% rayon
Weight (gsm): 170 gsm
Weight (mm): 39 mm
Drape: slightly stiff
Pattern repeat: 18.5 cm
Minimum order: 0.2 m
Availability: limited edition
Care:
Bulk discount
1 - 9 m
18.92 $ / m
10 - 19 m
-5%
17.98 $ / m
20 - 49 m
-10%
17.03 $ / m
50 and more
-15%
16.08 $ / m

in stock 47.8 m

18.92 $/m

18.92 $/m without VAT

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Product description

Product description

Golden heads of wheat mingle with red and white flowers on a green field in this brocade inspired by a Bohemian folk textile. This unique pattern was designed nearly a century ago in the Chod region by sisters Marie and Anna Bilkova. They came from a respected textile family that was active in the area around the town of Domazlice, not only sewing and embroidering local folk costumes, but also doing valuable ethnographic work to preserve folk traditions. The wheat-and-flower pattern usually appears on the most decorative part of the folk costume, the apron. Iva Kumperova’s wonderful book Chodske kroje (in Czech) offers a definitive look at the folk costumes of the region.

This historical brocade reproduction is a Jacquard weave with a polyester warp and a rayon weft. It is slightly sturdier than silk blend brocade, holds its shape very well, and the addition of rayon makes it a pleasure to wear. Traditional brocades such as this are perfect for sewing regional folk costumes and are an increasingly popular way to bring something special to modern interiors or contemporary fashions.

We recommend using a sturdy lining under this brocade, such as serge, satin, or habotai.

Care

This fabric can be hand washed at 30°C, but it will shrink and crinkle slightly. To avoid this, we recommend dry cleaning at reliable dry cleaner. Unlike silk brocade, this fabric will not soften when laundered. Iron on the back side on a synthetics setting; if the fabric has been pre-shrunk, you may use steam.

FAQ

What is the smallest amount of fabric I can order?

The minimum fabric order is a length of 20 cm.

Should fabric be washed before sewing?

Let the recommended care notes in the fabric description be your guide – it will tell you if the fabric can be washed or steam ironed. For larger projects or more expensive fabrics, we recommend testing anything (washing, ironing, etc.) on a sample – natural and semi-synthetic materials (including brocades) are never absolutely predictable.

Is your assortment of fabrics always the same?

Most of our fabrics are one-time offers that last until they are sold out. For brocades, however, we regularly repeat some classic patterns and popular color combinations are often reissued. Look at the product's availability value – it shows whether the goods are available while supplies last with no reorder planned, or if it's part of a seasonal collection, where we order goods from a relatively stable selection at our manufacturer and regularly restock the most popular color combinations.

What is a seasonal collection?

The goods in the seasonal collection come directly from our verified manufacturers. We change up the colors on offer from season to season but fabric quality is always constant. For large (wholesale) orders, colors that have been sold out can be reordered individually.

Do you ship abroad?

Yes. We ship worldwide. The price of shipping is automatically calculated at checkout before payment after you select the country of delivery and the preferred carrier. If you do not find your country in the dropdown list, please contact us. You will find a rough overview of shipping costs in our shipping and payment terms.

Do your historical reproductions ever repeat?

Rarely! We produce reproductions of historical fabrics as limited editions. We want to guarantee a certain authenticity to all owners of historical costumes and decorations. We recommend that you buy these fabrics while they are in stock, as this is the only way to secure them for your project aside from custom ordering.

What is a limited edition?

Limited editions are fabrics of exceptional quality or patterns that have been designed and produced exclusively under the Sartor brand. As a rule, they do not repeat and are therefore only available while supplies last. Don't miss your chance to own a true original.

What is the smallest amount of fabric I can order?

The minimum fabric order is a length of 20 cm.

Are your historical reproductions suitable for modern use?

Of course! Historical patterns are characterized by high-quality aesthetic workmanship with an emphasis on elegance and harmony, which make them timeless works of art. They are suitable for modern interiors, where they bring an element of originality (try a picture, a pillow). In fashion, they excel in simple, even minimalist, garments, handbags and other accessories.

Do you ship abroad?

Yes. We ship worldwide. The price of shipping is automatically calculated at checkout before payment after you select the country of delivery and the preferred carrier. If you do not find your country in the dropdown list, please contact us. You will find a rough overview of shipping costs in our shipping and payment terms.

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