Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The Glory of Gauffrage

Beautiful Dede Wilsey, Haute Living

I've always loved silk velvet, especially when it's been stamped with a damask design (gauffraged) - Temo Callahan, formerly of the old Clarence House, exposed me to the glories of this look, when I lived and worked in the fast paced decorating world of 1980's New York.  Of course, I would also see this material when I would go to Paris- on chairs, sofas, and elegant and so aristocratic.  I saw this image on the site called Haute Living, and couldn't resist writing a little old post about it.  Mrs.Wilsey is a major fundraiser in San Francisco, and has also been a client of the late Michael Taylor.  Enjoy!  Cheers!  DF *****