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Shed Number 2

London Underground and London Bus Victoria Line, Blue Straub Moquette Fabric sold by the Metre

Regular price £70.00 GBP
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Back in 1965 Misha Black commissioned a moquette for London Transport which would become a design icon. The block pattern of blues and greens is known as Straub, after its designer - Marianne Straub. The striking pattern was originally intended to launch the Victoria line in the late 60s but wasn’t ready in time. So it found its way onto the Bakerloo, Northern and Piccadilly lines instead. Some buses even sported Straub too. Like ‘District’, its synonymous with London’s design past and many of us look at this particular moquette with true fondness and happy memories of travelling around the capital. Have a slice of history for your life.

Perhaps the most rewarding projects are the ones you design and complete yourself. We sell moquette off the roll, by the linear metre, for your own upholstery and handicraft endeavours. Whether you fancy a set of 4 dining chairs in District, a footstool in Straub or even a car interior in bygone Bournemouth, we have rolls of moquette to choose from. Top tip: Moquette looks great when mounted and framed too. 125cm wide sold by the metre, delivered as a continuous length.

Materials

All our products are made from original Wool or Wool Blend Moquette, using high-quality metal zips and UK sourced materials.

Shipping & Returns

Free shipping on UK orders over £25. International shipping available.

Returns within 30 days.

Care Instructions

Moquette is super-duper tough. If it gets a bit dirty, a good firm brush should do the job... For something really stubborn try some carpet cleaner. If in doubt - drop us a line.