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Shelter Collection designed in collaboration with the Museums of Santa Fe

Abaya · Attush · Berber Stripe · Morning Star · Piiki · Rio Grande · Sun Dance · Valanka · Yucca · Yoruba · Yunnan Upholstery As varied as the Santa Fe landscape the qualities and colors of this grouping of upholstery and wallcoverings easily fit into applications that call for a high aesthetic, from hospitality to corporate to residential. Chunky wools, luxurious velvets, and textiles with shimmering tape yarns have all been designed to withstand long-lasting durability. Kimberle Frost, Vice President of Design reflects on the collection’s development, “I was intrigued by the history of the trading post and what it meant to our country, cultural references from every corner of the world, came together in Santa Fe to trade precious goods and services. Studying the museum’s acquisitions, it was apparent to me that there are so many common references that cross-over all cultures and time periods, the symbolic meaning of a hand, the value of coins, the use of natural materials like wool, cotton, metals and even specific color meanings. Today, as reflected in the Shelter Collection, fashion and interiors, whether functional or decorative, are truly rooted in our own historical journey…A personal journey for me.” Coinciding with Designtex’s 50th anniversary, reintroducing the 1 + 1 brand maintains the philosophy of doing well by doing good through promoting collaborations with outside sources, and in turn supporting local artistic communities. Abaya 3259 As in the urban outer garment it is named after, Abaya, provides warmth and protection and can be worn either thrown over the shoulders or used as a blanket at night. Although typically made of rough wool with little embellishment, this updated fabric version is woven in a soft nubby wool/cotton construction in combinations of natural and bright solid colors. Abaya is available in nine colorways: Onion Skin, Alder, Bark, Yucca, Flame, Indigo, Elderberry, Squash Blossom and Coal. . Contents 65% Wool, 26% Cotton, 9% Polyester Repeat Abrasion 50,000 Wyzenbeek Finish none Backing Cleaning S Colorways 9

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Attush 3269 Attush is a garment reminiscent of a standard kimono typically made of elm bark fiber and worn by the Ainu people of Japan. An elegant interpretation of one of the garments prominent curvilinear elements is highlighted in this elegant plush construction. Attush is available in nine colorways: Cattail, Sumac, Mahogany, Blue Corn, Indian Tea, Pinon, Elderberry, Squash Blossom and Desert. Contents 51% Polyester, 49% Viscose Repeat V- 14” H- 14” Abrasion 50,000 Wyzenbeek Finish none Backing Light Acrylic Cleaning S Colorways 9

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Berber Stripe 3268 In the Middle Atlas Mountains where the Berber groups lived, wool was the fiber of choice for textiles simply because it was suitable for the climate. With its delicate detailing and bold colors, Berber Stripe, has the classic timeless appeal associated with traditional stripes found in Moroccan blankets. Berber Stripe is available in nine colorways: Bark, Blue Corn, Beargrass, Hollyhock, Squash Blossom, Onion Skin, Charcoal, Mesa and Indian Tea. Contents 49% Wool, 39% Cotton, 12% Polyester Repeat V - 4” H - none Abrasion 50,000 Wyzenbeek Finish none Backing none Cleaning S Colorways 9 Morning Star 3257 Morning Star, the brightest star on the horizon at dawn, is considered a sign of purity and courage. This motif commonly found in basket designs, is thoughtfully woven with a special translucent tape yarn and boucle to create a magical effect to this fabric. Morning Star is available in six colorways: Reed, Cinnamon, Blue Corn, Beargrass, Red Clay and Coal. Contents 43% Polyester, 41% Recycled Polyester, 16% Olefin Repeat V - 3½” H - 2” Abrasion 51,000 Wyzenbeek Finish stain repellent Backing none Cleaning WS Colorways 6 Piiki 3287 The central diamond design found in many utilitarian baskets is called the “eye of the basket”. Piiki, a special bread made by the Hopi of blue corn, is traditionally served on a woven tray incorporating this important design element. The use of a multi colored twist yarn in combination with a luxurious rayon chenille gives this textile an elegant appearance and feel. Piiki is available in thirteen colorways: Onion Skin, Alder, Cattail, Acacia, Sumac, Blue Corn, Pinon, Beargrass, Elderberry, Hollyhock, Squash Blossom, Desert and Charcoal. Contents 73% Rayon, 27% Cotton Repeat V- 12¼” H- 6¾” Abrasion 30,000 Wyzenbeek Finish stain repellent Backing Acrylic Cleaning S Colorways 13 Rio Grande 3288 The Rio Grande, a major river running through New Mexico, has separated major pueblos where beautiful pottery has been crafted for years. Guaco, a carbon paint made from the boiled residue of the Rocky Mountain beeplant , is commonly used in unique painted designs, as this woven version, simulates. Rio Grande is available in eleven colorways: Dune, Cattail, Yucca, Flame, Indigo, Blue Corn, Lichen, Elderberry, Squash Blossom, Charcoal and Guaco. Contents 35% Nylon, 27% Cotton, 23% Polyester, 15% Recycled Polyester Repeat V- 2” H- 1½” Abrasion 100,000 Wyzenbeek Finish stain repellent Backing Acrylic Cleaning S Colorways 11 Sundance 3278 The Sun, giver of life, warmth and growth, was the inspiration for this artfully executed design. As part of the Sun Dance, a sun dancer commits to dancing four years, for the four compass directions, as further reflected in the mottled ground and diamond element surrounding the sun motif in the pattern. Sundance is available in eleven colorways: Mesa, Plateau, Cattail, Sumac, Blue Corn, Indigo, Pinon, Elderberry, Desert, Dune and Guaco. Contents 43% Cotton, 43% Recycled Polyester, 14% Polyester Repeat V - 7¼” H- 15” Abrasion 60,0000 Wyzenbeek Finish stain repellent Backing none Cleaning S Colorways 11 Valanka 3279 Distinguished by the use of color harmony and rich ornamentation, Valanka, exemplifies the different layers of the elaborate Macedonian costume. In this alluring modern day version, the woven motifs give the impression of having a hand crewel work feel thoughtfully stitched with a grid overlay. Valanka is available in twelve colorways: Onion Skin, Cattail, Acacia, Flame, Indigo, Blue Corn, Pinon, Mahogany, Squah Blossom, Dune, Charcoal and Guaco. Contents 53% Rayon, 25% Cotton, 21% Recycled Polyester, 1% Nylon Repeat V- 15¼” H- 15” Abrasion 54,000 Wyzenbeek Finish stain repellent Backing none Cleaning S Colorways 12

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Yucca 3258 Traditionally, several varieties of the yucca plant are used for sewing splints on coiled baskets. Yucca, with its unusual play of matte chenille and translucent yarns, creates the same aesthetic found in coiling and twining. Yucca is available in twleve colorways: Onion Skin, Mesa, Dune, Acacia, Cattail, Mahogany, Indigo, Pinon, Elderberry, Squash Blossom, Desert and Charcoal. Contents 48% Recycled Polyester, 30% Polyester, Repeat none 13% Rayon, 8% Olefin, 1% Nylon Abrasion 54,000 Wyzenbeek Finish stain repellent Backing none Cleaning S Colorways 12 Yoruba 3289 Delicate hand stitching, usually of wild raw silk [sanyan] and cotton, along with Yoruba lace weaving are details found in a Nigerian wrapper. In this updated interpretation, two closely related colors float effortlessly on the face of the fabric to create the same hand woven effect. Yoruba is available in eleven colorways: Onion Skin, Alder Bark, Yucca, Flame, Indigo, Green Tea, Beargrass, Elderberry, Squash Blossom, Desert and Coal.

Contents 29% Nylon, 24% Polyester, 24% Rayon, 23% Recycled Polyester Abrasion 90,000 Wyzenbeek Finish stain repellent Cleaning S Colorways 11

Repeat Backing

V- 6” H- 9” Acrylic

Yunnan 3333 Yunnan lifts its inspiration literally from the detailed sleeve of a man’s jacket found in the archives. The irregular geometric pattern becomes a backdrop to support bursts of multi colored metallic stripes. Yunnan is available in seven colorways: Desert, Cinnamon, Umber, Clay Pot, Cactus, Santa Fe and Fiesta.

Contents 59% Polyester, 41% Rayon Abrasion 50,000 Wyzenbeek Finish Teflon Cleaning S Colorways 7

Repeat Backing

V- 14¾” H- 6¾” none

*Please note that images of the patterns are for reference only, repeat and scale may not be accurate. October 2011

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