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The Rhapsodille Quilt is a printed quilt with over sixteen colors. Some of the prominent colors are blues, reds, purples, pinks wi...th a large print at the base of the quilt and blue medallion tiled pattern on two thirds of the quilt. Available as a king... read more
The single fabric Casey Fog* Quilt provides an airy farmhouse appeal to any room. The quilt is made to last with its double diamon...d hand-quilting on soft fog* white cotton. Reverses to solid fog* white. Features Double diamond hand-quilting on soft... read more
These stunning Oxford striped sheets are available in a host ofcolors to better accent your decor. Crafted of 100 percent cotton,t...hese sheets are soft and comfortable. Extra pillowcases also sold separately Set includes: One flat sheet, one fitted... read more
Sink into luxury with this sheet set. Made with 100-percent cotton and a sateen weave, these sheets have both a lustrous sheen and... luxuriously soft comfort. Available in white, blue, grey, or gold, these sheets will fit perfectly into any decor.... read more
Set a placesetting full of texture with our Thatcher placemat. Made of grey- and white-dyed cotton yarns, the fabric is cut to cre...ate rows of fringed squares. -100% cotton -Dry or spot clean -Made in India read more
Intricately woven with natural and grey tones of rattan fiber, this decorative and functional round placemat has a sophisticated, ...organic appeal. 100% rattan with water-based paint Clean placemat with a damp cloth Made in The Philippines read more
A fun take on fiber, our handcrafted round placemat entwines and overlaps strips of water hyacinth in a casual, abstract weave. -H...andcrafted -Water hyacinth fiber and iron frame -Spot clean only -Made in Indonesia read more
Handcrafted of iron wire, this lacy round placemat dazzles with a rich copper finish and a delicate woven look. Due to its handcra...fted nature, placemats will vary slightly in size and design. Get inspired with these beautiful dining room ideas . Handcrafted 100% iron with copper finish Wipe clean with damp cloth Made in India read more
Double-spun cotton yarn is handwoven into tonal grey placemats with a ribbed effect that adds natural texture to the table. 100% c...otton Machine wash cold, reshape and dry flat; warm iron as needed Oversized to allow for shrinkage Made in India read more
White stitched lines skew this indigo blue placemat in a decidedly modern direction. Fringe adds to its woven allure. -100% cotton... -Machine wash cold, dry flat; warm iron as needed -Do not bleach, tumble dry or dry clean -Made in India read more
White stitched lines skew this cinnamon red placemat in a decidedly modern direction. Fringe adds to its woven allure. -100% cotto...n -Machine wash cold, dry flat; warm iron as needed -Do not bleach, tumble dry or dry clean -Made in India read more
Our Silas placemat brings chunky texture to the table, weaving a dotted stripe pattern out of thick indigo and white cotton yarns.... Coordinates with matching placemat. 100% cotton Dry or spot clean Made in India read more
A whitewash finish adds a fresh, rustic finish to this round placemat handwoven of natural water hyacinth fibers. -Placemat made w...ith water hyacinth fibers -Wipe placemat clean with damp cloth -Made in Indonesia read more
Hand-dyed light grey, the cotton yarn in this stunning grasscloth-textured table runner reveals subtle tone-on-tone hues. Old-worl...d, handcrafted techniques used by skilled weavers in the remote villages of Kerala, India, are the secret to the exceptional beauty of these exclusive runners. -100% cotton -Machine wash cold on gentle cycle, dry flat; hot iron as needed -Oversized to allow for shrinkage -Do not bleach or tumble dry -Made in India read more
Handcrafted of 100% rattan, the Artesia serving collection is woven in a pattern known as hapao. Originating in a remote village i...n northern Luzon, the largest island in the Philippines, hapao is a traditional pattern used for bags and baskets. Over time, the colors used and shapes formed changed, though always emphasizing the durability and natural beauty of this amazing fiber. Each piece in the Artesia collection is finished in beautiful honey brown, calling out the texture and intricacy of the weave and bringing warm color to the table. Simple round hosts all kinds of dinnerware, adding a natural accent to the table. Handcrafted 100% rattan Non-toxic, food-safe coating Clean with dry or damp cloth Made in The Philippines read more
Jacquard woven with a small-scale diamond pattern in dark grey and white, this versatile placemat sets a great foundation for soli...d-colored dinnerware. -53% cotton, 17% polyester, 17% acrylic, 9% rayon and 4% wool -Machine was cold, dry flat; low iron as needed -Do not bleach, tumble dry or dry clean -Made in India read more
Woven with grey stripes, this pure linen placemat graces the chic, casual table in natural fiber, edged with fringe. -100% linen -...Machine wash in cold water, reshape and dry flat; iron while damp -Do not bleach -Made in India read more
Spice up your summer table with this table runner's soft grey medallion pattern on white cotton slub. -Illustration by Susan Ashwo...rth -100% cotton -Machine wash cold, tumble dry low; warm iron as needed -Do not bleach or dry clean -Made in India read more
Charming leaf-shaped placemat is handwoven of natural abaca fibers, lending an organic, tropical note to the table. Due to the nat...ural materials used in its construction, placemats will vary slightly. -Handcrafted -100% abaca fiber -Spot clean -Made in Indonesia read more
Undulating vines trail grey and silver leaves on a natural linen-blend fabric to create this elegant embroidered placemat. Coordin...ates with matching table runners. 52% linen and 48% cotton with polyester, metallic and rayon embroidery 100% cotton back Dry or spot clean Made in India read more
Grey, black and gold hexagons pattern this white cotton table runner with festive sequins. Able to go from casual to glam, this pr...inted runner coordinates with matching dinner napkins and placemats. -100% cotton -Do not tumble dry, bleach or dry clean -Machine wash cold, dry flat; cool iron on reverse as needed -Made in India read more
Woven with a distressed floral pattern, this cotton jacquard placemat delivers its global appeal in soft shades of deep blue. 100%... cotton Machine wash cold, tumble dry low; warm iron as needed Do not bleach or dry clean Made in India read more
Tropical chic for the tabletop. A sophisticated square is intricately handwoven for a warm, organic texture finished in a rich esp...resso. 60% ate, 40% rattan Wipe with a damp cloth Made in Indonesia read more
Natural abaca fibers are twisted and woven by hand to create this boldly textured placemat with rustic good looks and a touch of t...he tropics. Handcrafted 100% abaca fiber Clean with a damp cloth Made in The Philippines read more
The perfect foundation for solid dinnerware, this exceptional placemat is handwoven with lots of texture. Combining wool and cotto...n yarns dyed in different shades of blue, this one-of-a-kind placemat is finished with rolled hems. -Handcrafted -85% wool and 15% cotton -Spot clean only -Made in India read more
Lanai's intricate weave and pale neutral color represent an earthy yet sophisticated take on the fiber placemat. 100% abaca placem...at Clean with a dry cloth Made in The Philippines read more