A cretonne (heavy unglazed cotton) textile sample fabric that is an original roller printed cotton from France produced in 1895. The fabric has a huge floral design in shades of red on a dark pink 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 the original label pertaining to the design and fabric content. The colours of this fabric are as vibrant as the day it was created in 1895 due to the fact that it has been kept in a sample book away from light for one hundred years.
Excellent condition: cut from the sample book, so selvedged on one side, and cut on the other three. 30" x 18"