Aug 24, 2014

Zipelius design in two colorways

The painter, Georges Zipelius, designed some of the most original and beautiful textiles in France during the 19th century.  His work was in great demand and his designs were commissioned by many different companies who produced textiles and wallpapers.
Some of Zipelius favorite printed color combinations were deep violet partnered with a greeny-yellow as well as shades of rose over-printed with bright yellow.
Below are two colorways, rose and violet, of Zipelius' bird-of-paradise pattern: