Chinoiserie, a decorative style used in art, furniture and fabric in the 18th century, was a European interpretation and imitation of Chinese and East Asian artistic traditions. As a style, chinoiserie is characterised by exuberant decoration and subject matter that focuses on subjects thought by colonial-era Europeans to be typical of Chinese culture. Sarah Hardaker has a fantastically useable and modern take on this style with her large scale Chinoiserie linen shown here in Peapod, £54m from sarahhardaker.co.uk.
Suitable for occasional upholstery, this imperfect stripe linen, Majolica Stripe in Ballerina is £54m from sarahhardaker.co.uk.
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