My favourite shades, that faded, dirty, dusty,”washed “palette. Greyed pastels, warmed neutrals.
They work so well Chez Nous
The word “couleur” is feminine in French, suprisingly, I thought I had this gender thing sussed but not in this case. This recently restored antique oak foot stool with original “Berlinwork” needlepoint upholstery showcases these period shades.
Our latest piece, now up for sale and a true treasure.
I found this 1920’s colour chart on Pinterest-
1920 Colour Combinations
Photo by Daily Bungalow on Flickr
Some excellent colour options here for Old French Houses of any vintage….and very reminiscent of all those expensive, fashionable, historical shades out there from certain well known paint manufacturers.
There is nothing new under the sun………………..