Natural in feel, like taking a walk in the countryside, Island is the ideal textile companion to bring calmness to your home. Like a woven archetype of woollen cloth, it is crafted with unbleached and natural-coloured wool yarns, combined with a mix of minimally dyed fibres. Island’s distinctive texturized structure is achieved using a vivid sablé effect, which in combination with the subtle blend of melange yarns, mirrors the visual appearance of wool viewed through a microscope. The textile’s sandy, granular feel is created by a purely mechanical treatment together with soft washing. The palette references natural wool tones, ranging from warm light towards cooler and darker notes.
Lightfastness relates to the ability of a textile to retain its colour under light. When testing for lightfastness, samples are exposed to artificial daylight for a specified period.
The evaluation scale ranges from 1 (worst) to 8 (best). An increase of one point corresponds to a doubling of the lightfastness, i.e. the same fading takes twice as long.
Cleaning and care:Hand wash cycleDo not bleachDo not tumble dryIron at medium temperature (max. 150°C)Professional dry cleaning with hydrocarbon solvent, mild process
- Produced in: Italy
- Gentle machine wash Use of fabric softener is highly recommended, light spin cycle
- Shrinkage: Approx. 1 %
- Wash load: Half
- Colour difference: Slight differences may occur
Care instructions curtain textiles
Regular cleaning is important in order to keep the curtain textile looking its best and to prolong its life. Dust and dirt wear down the textile and also reduce its fire-retardant properties.
If possible, we recommend washing curtains once a year. If used heavily, a more frequent cleaning may be appropriate. All curtain fabrics by Kvadrat and Kinnasand are supplied bearing a maintenance label. We recommend the use of a light duty detergent without optical brighteners for all items in which, according to care instructions, washing is possible. In order to reduce the risk of allergy problems, we recommend to use washing detergents that do not contain optical bleach, perfume or colorants. Please take into account a possible shrinkage between 1 – 3 %. For more detailed information, we recommend contacting a professional dry cleaner and/or laundry. A professional dry cleaner may also assist in working out maintenance schedules which ensure that the fabrics are maintained properly so that a good indoor climate and maximum duration of the curtains are achieved.