This soft black and white striped fabric from Designers Guild has a great natural texture and being linen, drapes beautifully. Machine washable, it is also suitable for upholstery. Linen Brera Fino Noir £71 a metre from designersguild.com.
This crisp black weave from Thibaut, Veneto in Black Denim is £54m from tm-interiors.co.uk.
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