Size: 17" x 11.5" Set of Four Placemats - Glossy Finish
· Original art from the Collections of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library, New York Botanical Gardens
· Artists Bernard and Harriet Pertchick were commissioned by the Alcoa Steamship Co. in the late 1940’s to paint colourful and exotic flowers of the Caribbean to promote growing cruise ship market
· Design shows a detail from the original painting of a Flame Tree (Delonix regia), a native of Madagascar, which is commonly found in the tropics, transforming the landscape with its vivid colourful seasonal display
· The composition shows the beauty of the blooms, with each petal detailing the markings and nuances of vibrant red hues
This design will create a striking place setting feature, and have impact in a range of dining occasions.
~ Constructed from hardboard and cork backed. ~ Heat resistant up to 230ºF/110°C. ~ Unique glossy finish to enhance design and presentation. ~ Wipe with a damp cloth and dry with a soft cloth, do not immerse in water. ~ Do not place cookware taken directly from the oven onto placemats.