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Grey, pink, rust and ivory together. (Eileen Fisher Washed Linen Bedding)love this color pallet

Sophie Digard Scarves. Loop, London

These are totally beautiful, one-of-a-kind linen handmade wraps, shawls and scarves.They are either hand embroidered or crocheted, or both, on or with linen.Often the threads are hand-dyed using vegetable dyes.

Floral textile design. France, 19th century

The V&A is the world's greatest museum of design and the arts: its collections cover two thousand years up to the present, in virtually every medium and from Britain, Europe and Asia.

3 rolls of Japanese Hemp Kaya (mosquito netting). Kaya is usually produced in this family of colors: undyed, indigo dyed, and indigo (over dyed with a yellow dye - roll on right). Nested in an old, hand-hewn and repaired Korean wooden bowl.

Bed Cover, Kantha, Srimirthi (Mrs.) Lokhibala Dashi. 1920-1960. From the Fitzgerald Collection. Until the mid-20th century, women throughout West Bengal made embroidered cloths called kantha from used garments, first pieced together and then embroidered with simple darning and running stitches. See it now at the TMC in the exhibition, Perpetual Motion, on view until March 10, 2013.

Bed Cover Local Name: kantha Maker: Srimirthi (Mrs.) Lokhibala Dashi Place Made: Asia: South Asia, India, Eastern India, West Bengal Period: Early to mid century Date: 1920 - 1960 Dimensions: L 184 cm x W 128 cm Materials: Cotton