European trade with China brought about a passion for chinoiserie, a style that captured fantasies of Chinese life – ephemeral pagodas, long-tailed birds, men in coolie hats, flower laden vines. During the 18th century, French artist Jean Baptiste Pillement combined Chinese themes in a particular and stylish manner which proved to be very popular.

The latest fabric collection from Brunschwig & Fils, Le Jardin Chinois, celebrates the fantasy and timelessness of chinoiserie. The collection is a reflection of the West’s artistic fascination with the lifestyles, imagery, crafts and colors of this faraway land. The Brunschwig & Fils archive provided some of the designs that have been included in the numerous prints, weaves and embroideries found in the collection.

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Product Identification -

  1. 1) Furniture: Bedford Chair BR-2108 in Le Lac, color Aqua/Green 8012136-513, Red/Blue 8012136-195;
  2. 2) Fabrics: Palmette Linen, color Green 8012103-3, Aqua 8012103-513, Linen 8012103-16, Coral 8012103-12;
  3. 3) Furniture: Baltimore Chair 20" BR-2137 Fabrics going clockwise: Les Touches, color Green 8012138-3, Aqua 8012138-513, Pink 8012138-7