In a Chinoiserie influenced toile, lined and backed in a a more conventional country pattern of little vignettes framed in a diamond trellis design.
Classic madder (soft red) on off-white colourway, this piece has a simple sewn on valance, large metal rings to hang and undyed natural cotton heavy tassel fringing.
I like this for a number of reasons; it’s beautifully made, will keep out the cold in winter and will look the part in the French village house. I have to decide whether to divide it into two curtains for tulip room window or swathe it dramatically to one side..hmmm
I have also been working again on the what is now known as the bordello mirror (thanks bizzyella at French Country) see
I am finally happy with the painted finish….also started a collection of suitable old frames for artwork. Our rented cottage in UK is now stacked with stuff earmarked for serious editing.
You may glimpse a few canvases..yes I am finally thinking about painting again.