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18 July 2019


This is The Garden Room at Charleston. The paisley pattern was stencilled on the walls by Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant in the 1940s. The cushion was designed by Vanessa Bell and worked by Duncan Grant’s mother. The curtains are of course Grapes 1932 (as used on Good Things in England). How amazed both painters would have been  that their shabby, comfortable, thrown-together garden room is now stared at admiringly by paying visitors!

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