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In 1955, House Beautiful editor Elizabeth Gordon was instrumental in introducing the Taliesen Line of fabrics designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright that were produced by the company founded by Frederick Schumacher in 1899.palette of 36 paint colors for the Martin-Senour Company.
Art Institute of Chicago, and London's Victoria and Albert Museum. Last year, the Price Tower Arts Center, housed in the Frank Lloyd Wright designed skyscraper in Oklahoma City, had designer Lauren Dreiling draw upon the fabrics to create the Mary Lou, a jacket honoring the wife of Price Company founder, H.C. Price.
Wright's Roots, tracing the early years of Frank Lloyd Wright is now running at the Expo Gallery across the street from the Chicago Cultural Center.
The wallpaper collection draws on many of the fabric patterns . . .
Roloson Houses, is unveiled in Wright's Roots after being hidden for 85 years. But that's a story for another day.
Wright's Roots runs through September 30th at the Expo Gallery, 72 East Randolph.