The Portuguese name tells the background of this liturgical fabric. It is a multi-colored Indo-Portuguese design dating from the 18th century. The design is centered on a large and colorful floral motif, complete with bird accents, on a classic church fabric. Portuguese is a large scale tapestry, woven on a cream ground. The floral colors include gold, blue, green, rose, and deep red (or burgundy). Portuguese is suitable for a wide variety of uses where a tapestry pattern is needed.*
Width: 48" (122 cm)
Pattern Repeat: 25" (64 cm)
Fiber Content: 54% Cotton, 30% Viscose, 16% Silk
Portuguese is also suitable as a fabric for use in creating period costumes, historical garments, theatrical costumes and home decorating projects such as pillows, cushions, and lightly used decorative upholstered pieces due to the accuracy and quality of the fabric design mofit.