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Going Global

Author: Carly Scholl
Issue: January, 2017, Page 25

For decor with INTERNATIONAL PANACHE infuse your home with today’s abundance of global textiles, materials and accessories.
Vividly embroidered suzani textiles from Uzbekistan, such as this 102"L by 72"W vintage throw, make unique statements as bedspreads, wall hangings or tablecloths. $1,250 ( From left to right on the banquette: An Uzbeki silk ikat pillow with bright polkadots, a sequined Moroccan handira repurposed into a cushion and a vintage suzani pillow are worldly accent pieces. $90-$110 ( Setting courtesy Mary Meinz Design. (

Middle Eastern Elegance Originating in 19th-century Syria, an ornate folding chair shimmers with an intricate pattern of inlaid bone, abalone and mother-of-pearl. Striking in form and embellishment, this work of art will certainly elicit admiration and conversation wherever it is displayed in your home. $1,800 (

Style of South America A cluster of decorative mirrors inspired by the colonial-style architecture of Andean homes and hand-carved by Peruvian artisans serves as authentic, eye-catching wall art. $49-$59 (
Folk Fashion As an homage to the traditional embroidered “vyshyvanka” blouses of her native country, Ukrainian-born designer Vita Kin creates whimsical garments, including this vibrant linen midi dress. $2,270 (

Woven With Care Whether used for decoration or utility, these fair-trade baskets, handmade by Rwandan and Senegalese women using recycled and sustainable materials, will bring the characteristic beauty of African art to your interiors. $59-$115 (
Asian Artistry Printed using an age-old Japanese manual resist dyeing technique called “shibori”, the Transcendence wallcovering in Indigo by Carey Lind Designs will imbue a stunning focal wall with contemporary Far East flair. $39 per roll. (

Latin ElanTerracotta tiles hand-painted with bright interpretations of a classic Moroccan design will add cheerful adornment to outdoor fountains, fireplace mantels, bathrooms and beyond. $28 each. (

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