Moroccan tables- tables marocaines

Emperor's silk chalk paintThese are rather festive, a saturated red. Basically they are Annie Sloan Emperor’s silk over an ochre-ish base.

The top has been rollered, which on this surface gives a slightly, dimpled finish; ideal for rubbing antique wax into. Layered with  coats of natural beeswax and a vast amount of polishing in between this creates my latest look, old Moroccan-red leather.

Touch of gilding, authentic Moroccan stencil, offset.

Reminiscent of antique book bindings. Gift for my son and daughter-in-law who are rocking Riad-Chic in their very bright south facing salon right now.

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About coteetcampagne

Artist, period home maker, renovator, restorer, Francophile. My mission is to save the old stuff, one beautiful piece at a time
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10 Responses to Moroccan tables- tables marocaines

  1. Ellen A. says:

    Nice! A shot of color, but rich, not garish red. This color would be great in a library where some of the books had that color binding, as you mention. Have a very Happy Christmas week, everyone!

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  2. francetaste says:

    This is the most awesome Christmas present I’ve seen.

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  3. bizzyella says:

    Let’s see them in place!


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