Fortuny Directory


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Welcome to our Fortuny directory. Below you will
find an index of Mariano Fortuny's cotton fabrics. An on going compilation.

This index is comprised of samples issued by Fortuny Inc. gathered from showroom sample books both vintage and new. Sometimes we run across old samples and those are included when found. It is our intention to share what we have gathered to help those wishing to identify patterns and colors both the common and the rare.

The directory of patterns is sorted alphabetically by pattern name followed by descriptions from labeled samples and gathered from various literature, see page 12 Library & Ephemera. Color ways are listed as labeled with approximate date


Fortuny Inc. brought back several patterns and added color ways to others. Noted with ** below



Alphabetical Listing of Patterns by name and color ways
Quick Reference of Patterns with repeat information.
Aberelli - 17th C. Persian Design, Small trees motif with small birds
Ashanti - Pattern introduced by Countess Gozzi Ethnic motifs  **
Barberini -17th C. Roman influence
Boucher -
Campanelle - 17th C. Italian Design Morning Glory Motif

Page 1

Aberelli to Campanelle

Canestrelli - 16th C. Design named for Venetian Shell - Persian Influence **
Canova - 18th C. Empire Design named for famous Italian Sculptor
Caravaggio - 17th C. Italian Design named for Painter **
Carnavalet -17th C. French named for famous Paris Museum **

Catalano - no information
Cherubini - 18th C. French Design Cherub Motif

Cimarosa - 18th C. Italian Design named for famous Composer **

Page 2

Canestrelli to Cimarosa

Corone - 17th C. Italian Design - Crown motif
Crosoni - 18th C. French Directoire Design, early period
Cuzco -
Dandolo - 18th C. Italian Design named for famous Venetian Doge
Delfino - 17th C. French Design, Louis XIII Period
DeMedici - 17th C. Italian Design named for famous Florentine Family

Page 3

Corone to DeMedici

Edera - 19th C. Spanish Design - Ivy Leaf Motif
Farnese - 18th C. Italian Design

Farnese Frieze - 18th Century Italian Design - Repeating border
Festoni - 18th C. French Design - Festoon Motif
Fiaccola -**
Fiori - 18th C. Persian Design - Floral Motif **
Fragonard - 18th C. Traditional French Toile Style pattern, named after the Painter
Glicine - 17th C. Italian - Wisteria Motif **

Page 4

Edera to Glicine

Granada - Modern Spanish Design named after Fortuny's birthplace **
Impero - 19th C. French Design -  Formal Empire Motif
Irani - 17th C. Persian Motif
Jupon Bouquet -
Lamballe - 18th C. French Design named for Princess Lamballe

Page 5

Granada to Lamballe

Lucrezia - 17th C. Italian style named after Rembrandt painting
Malmassion - 18th C. French Design named for Empress Josephine's  Retreat **
Maori - Traditional Design of New Zealand Maori Tribe
Mayan - **
Mazzarino - 17th C. French Design for Cardinal at the court of Louis XIII & XIV
Melagrana -  16th C. Turkish Design **
Melilla -
Moresco - Early Moorish Style

Page 6

Lucrezia to Moresco

Murillo -
- 15th C. Pomegranate Design **
Obelisco - 18th C. French, Egyptian influence, based on obelisks dedicated to                    worship of sun gods.
Olimpia - 17th C. Italian Design
Orfeo -
Orsini - 17th C. Italian Design early period named for Italian composer **
Pergolesi - 18th C. English influence
Persepolis - 16th C. Persian Tulip Motif **
- 18th C. Persian Motif

Page 7

Murillo to Persiano

Peruviano - Early Andean Design Chavin culture & Peruvian Design Inca Motif

Peruviano Inca - Inca motif
Piazzetta - Greek influence
Piumette - 15th C. Persian Design, early period Small feathers motif **
Rabat  - **
Richelieu - French Design, commonly knows as Lions pattern **
Sevigne - 17th C. French Design named for Madame de Sevigne

Page 8

Peruviano to Sevigne

Severs - **
Sfingi - 19th C. French, commonly know as Sphinx pattern
Solimena - **
Spagnolo - 17th C. Spanish Design, early period

Tapa with stripe

Tapa with out stripe

Page 9

Severs to Tapa

Trianon -18th C. French Design named for famous Palace
Uccelli - 17th C. French Design, Bird Motif
Vana - **
Venezianina -
Veneziano - 18th C. Italian Design Venetian asymmetrical motif
Veronese -
Vivaldi - 18th C. Italian Design from Venetian composer violinist

Page 10

Tapa Continued to Vivaldi

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Page 11

Vintage Fortuny

Library & Ephemera used  to compile this directory


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