Tag Archives: textured

Raw Silk Lampshade Restored, Recovered

Raw silk is a very rustic loose woven fabric.  Raw silk was used on vintage shades.  Not too many around today.  The fabric gets nubby as it ages.  The fabric looks very different when the light is on!  Shockingly different. The original vintage raw silk drum shade was damaged while my client was relocating.   […]

Contemporary Vintage 1950’s Oval Lampshade Restored

This oval lampshade belongs to a vintage 1950’s contemporary lamp base.   The oval lampshade was in need of repairs.  The original shade was in great condition, but the fabric was starting to get brittle and split.     I removed all the fabric from the lampshade frame and there were only 4 vertical wires.  There […]