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Near Eastern silk brocade, grapevine, olive

Product code 103 06-1001

Reproduction of a historical fabric from the Near East, 14th century, in genuine silk with metallic thread. Gold pattern on green ground. Perfect for historical costuming as well as modern interiors and contemporary fashions.

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Basic parameters
Width: 108 cm
Color: olive
Content: 30% metallic thread, 70% silk
Weight (gsm): 120 gsm
Weight (mm): 28 mm
Drape: slightly supple
Period: 14th century
Pattern repeat width: 22 cm
Minimum order: 0.2 m
Availability: limited edition
Care:
Bulk discount
1 - 9 m
65.27 $ / m
10 - 19 m
-5%
62.00 $ / m
20 - 49 m
-10%
58.74 $ / m
50 and more
-15%
55.48 $ / m

in stock 43.1 m

65.27 $/m

65.27 $/m without VAT

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Product description

Product description

Pattern

Although the textile fragment upon which this historical reproduction is based is certainly from the Near East, the pattern of grapevines with leaves is of Italian origin. It was common for weavers in various regions to borrow elements from foreign styles and incorporate them into their own designs.

Here, however, the pattern was copied outright and did not serve just as inspiration. While the overall stylization and the addition of a small rosette at the center of each grape leaf belong to the Near Eastern tradition, the pattern itself, dominated by grape leaves with small bunches of grapes, comes from Italy. Similar patterns can be found on surviving textiles and art from the latter 14th century in particular.

Fabric

This historical brocade reproduction is a pure silk Jacquard weave with gold-plated metallic thread. These premium materials make this brocade sturdy but soft, gentle to the touch, and breathable.

This fabric is made on an automatic Jacquard loom, but the pattern is prepared by hand. The weaver first sketches the design and then painstakingly transfers it (also by hand) to the punch card. This process results in slight irregularities in the weave. These tiny imperfections are not considered defects, but rather a natural feature of hand crafting.

Applications

Reproductions of period brocades such as this are perfect for sewing historical costumes and also bring something special to modern interiors or contemporary fashions.

We recommend lining this brocade with a natural material such as silk or fine linen.

Care

We recommend dry cleaning this fabric at a reliable dry cleaner. In our tests of how to wash silk this fabric stood up to gentle hand washing. If you risk hand washing, use lukewarm water and a delicate detergent for woolens; do not wring or squeeze dry; block dry on a flat surface. Dry iron on the back on the lowest setting.

FAQ

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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