Vintage Jack Lenor Larsen Fabric Remnant 1963 Baobab Collab with Anthony Ballatore Bright Abstract Wool Blend Fabric Psychedelic Pop 1 yd.

$450.00

Absolutely amazing fabric piece by world renowned textile designer Jack Lenor Larsen, who just passed away in Dec. 2020 at the age of 93. Here is a link to his Wikipedia page which describes his long and illustrious career: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Lenor_Larsen

This amazing piece dated 1963 was a collaboration with the artist Anthony Ballatore, who at one time served as creative director of Larsen's company.

DISCLAIMER: I am not a fabric expert but will do the best I can to describe this.

Medium weight fabric that feels like a wool blend (possibly rayon / cotton / mohair, as some of his other fabrics from this time are). Probably meant to be used for upholstery. It is cut unevenly - one side measures approx. 36 inches (1 yd.) long, the other is 38.5 inches long. Width 50 inches. Printed along the selvage in light red is 'Baobab by Ballatore, Copyright Jack Lenor Larsen 1963.'

Color still looks bright and vivid overall - the only thing which looks a bit faded is the writing on the selvage, and I saw one spot where the color was a bit uneven (see last photo). In good vintage condition - uneven cut as mentioned. ***Photos taken with and without flash.***

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