For more than a century, Colonial Williamsburg has provided a portal through time to the earliest days of the American experiment, bringing it to life through preservation and restoration. Now, through a partnership with Schumacher, the foundation’s treasure trove of decorative textiles has inspired a faithfully reproduced collection of fabrics, wallcoverings, and trims. From the fine English silks and Indian-inspired French chintzes that captured the imaginations of Williamsburg’s affluent to the homespun linens that they adopted as revolution stirred and imports ceased, the “Homecoming” collection is woven through with the story of America’s road to independence.
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