A velvet cotton textile sample fabric that is an original roller printed velvet cotton from France produced in 1896. The fabric has big water lilies and florals in shades of pink, brown, white and green on a blue and green background. Was purchased at auction in Paris and came from the famous Scheurer company who were one of Europe's great textile printers based in Mulhouse in Alsace, France.
Retains an original label pertaining to the design. The colours of this fabric are as vibrant as the day it was created in 1896 due to the fact that it has been kept in a sample book away from light for over one hundred years.
Excellent condition: cut from the sample book, so selvedged on one side, and cut on the other three. 30" x 18"