Gouache on paper. "This is an original piece of hand-painted artwork for textile design. It features a wild and funky 1960's persian paisley design, with flowers, figures, and peacocks. It is from the archive of Bianchini Ferier, which was sold at Christies, King St, London in 2001. Bianchini Ferrier, based in Lyon, France, was recognised as the leading printing company to couturiers. Clients included Poiret, Vionnet, Chanel, Schiaperelli, and Dior. The company employed top artists, most famously Raoul Dufy." Excellent condition. 19" x 27"