Vera at Home

As a follow up to my previous post on Vera and Calder, I wanted to take a look at her home which included an amazing collection of art and midcentury modern furniture. I first saw these images in Susan Seid’s book “Vera The Art and Life of An Icon.” I tracked down a copy of […]

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Vera and Calder

If you follow my blog or know me, you know that I love all things Vera (Neumann). She was one of the most prolific designers and artists whose textiles helped inspire my love of collecting and fabric design. Awhile back I read that Vera was close friends with the artist Alexander Calder. They were such […]

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Yellow

Inspired by these sun filled days, here are a few yellow scarves from my collection…          

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Summer Is Here

Another great scarf by my favorite – Vera Neumann. These bold anemone flowers pack a punch and I love the fuzzy centers as painted by Vera.

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Vera & Schumacher

Vera (Neumann) had a prolific career as an artist and designer. Her hand painted designs have appeared on everything from scarves to dinnerware, bedding, fashion, and towels. Her first foray into licensing her name and artwork was with the fabric house F. Schumacher in 1947. It was a pairing of two textile powerhouses. The first […]

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Cherry Blossom season and a vintage Vera scarf

In honor of spring and cherry blossom season, here is a lovely vintage scarf by Vera (Vera Neumann). It is such a cheerful piece and features Vera’s signature loose brush stokes. I also love the pink with the accent of chartreuse.

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Fall by Vera

I adore this scarf by Vera – I bought it many years ago for its unique colors.

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She’s Like a Rainbow

        It’s funny when you are a collector of things to realize that a theme has developed. In the past few months I have stumbled upon some great rainbow striped pieces by Vera. I love the vibrant colors and the happiness of these fabrics so much.

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