Interiors: Velvet overground
Previously the choice of kings and clergy, velvet is now a widely used and increasingly popular fabric, writes Margaret O'Brien.
The history of velvet is as rich and luxurious as the fabric itself. Favoured by clergy and nobility, in 1399, King Richard II of England was said to have directed in this will that his body be clothed in velvet upon his death. But, kings and church aside, it’s the emergence of velvet as a trending fabric for the home in 2014 that captures our imagination this week.
Embossed, crushed, deep pile or velveteen, all...
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