Gabriel Ravet-Degomme

Decorating tapestry

Gabriel Ravet-Degomme

Ets DEGOMME, tapestry decoration company born at the beginning of the 20th century, located in Paris IIIe, in the heart of Le Marais in a mansion known as the Widow "SCARON" rue du Perche. Today located in the heart of the PERCHE, the workshop exercises, develops its activity mainly to export in Switzerland, United States of America, Russia, South America ect ...

Crafts are a big family. The realization of an upholstered work is a succession of complex steps and precise gestures that make use of various skills. The drawing and layout of the outline of the carcass of a seat or sofa "upholsterer" and its assembly, the accuracy of the carved decorations, the "material" and the "fat" of a horsehair bead and its double sting in the burlap, the precision of the cutting of a skin, the meticulous adjustment of a seedling of capitons, the balance of the "draperies" of a four-poster bed, the colorful harmony of a trimmings ..., all these manual operations meet old and traditional shaping criteria. "Damask silk, taffeta "Asmodée" woven on smooth trades of the eighteenth century, velvet Genoa, passementerie migrets, white beech of the Vosges or Jura or Macassar ebony," ... Powerful evocations that make you dream.