Verdure Tapestry

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Many interior design resources have their origin in France, the home of design and good taste.

At the end of the 16th century, a trend in handmade tapestries and rugs began that is still imitated nowadays due to their beauty and differential value. They are collector’s works and handmade pieces from palaces that we have copied across Europe and even Asia.

In central France, and specifically in the town of Aubusson, they specialised in the manufacture of tapestries for the palatial residences of the aristocracy. The creative process of these craftspeople began with a meticulous paper drawing of the design that was then replicated on the looms, creating a great amount of detail and depth.

Their inspiration came from nature and the Renaissance style. The idea was to create a theme of woodland scenes with a figurative character and architectural elements that would give an air of theatrical scenery and bucolic ambiance.

Louis 15th was a true follower of this style of tapestry and Coordonné wished to pay homage to this French savoir-faire incorporating various designs for wallpaper and fabrics inspired in this style of weaving, called verdure.

Indeed, the Victorian collection incorporates several plant designs that evolve in a colour palette which is very similar to the hues of seasonal changes.

You will find cheerful chlorophyll greens that evoke spring; muted carriage greens with pearly greys more similar to summer; ochre autumnal with reddish passions; and wintery indigo blues with faint greys.

A noble experience that, given its elegance, will be very present in our collections over the years because we consider verdure to be a timeless composition that, like Toile de Jouy, will never go out of style.

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