Vintage 40s Hibiscus and Caladium Tropical Barkcloth/ Cotton Yardage for Upholstery and Home Decor/


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A heavy weight Hollywood Regency Era cotton barkcloth from the 1940s.

This fabric features brilliant white hibiscus with green and yellow accents and a red stamen.
The foliage adds a pop of color sporting small green, red, and burgundy leaves intermingled with brightly colored turquoise, yellow, and chartreuse caladium leaves with chocolate and white accents. A gray background showcases the fab floral design and the nubby texture of the barkcloth adds interest.

Selvage Edge Reads: "Sharon... Guaranteed to be Vat Printed...Pre Shrunk"

A great addition to any decor from Hollywood Glam to Shabby Chic, This versatile barkcloth will add a pop of color and a little organic flair to any design plan.

Very Good Used Vintage Condition
This barkcloth started life as a drapery that has been carefully deconstructed, freshly laundered, and pressed. There is no dry rot or sun damage
There is a prominent 1" fold line on the right selvage edge from its days as a drapery, (see 2nd to last photo)

Pattern Repeat: 19" (48 cm)

Width 44" (112 cm)......selvage to selvage
Length 85" (216 cm).....perfectly matched flat felled seam at 31" (79 cm)...see last photo

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Processing time

3-5 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 3 - 30 business days
  • Europe : 3 - 30 business days
  • Australia, New Zealand and Oceania : 3 - 30 business days
  • Asia Pacific : 3 - 30 business days
  • Latin America and the Caribbean : 3 - 30 business days
  • North Africa and the Middle East : 3 - 30 business days
  • Sub-Saharan Africa : 3 - 30 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

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Just contact me within: 7 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

  • Custom or personalized orders
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    Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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