|BILTMORE ENTERS LICENSING|
WITH VALDESE WEAVERS
ASHEVILLE, NC -- Biltmore's licensing division
and Valdese Weavers have entered a partnership to create a collection of fabrics, inspired by the decor of Biltmore House.
"Valdese Weavers and Biltmore are both North Carolina institutions that are committed to supporting the region and to creating beautiful products," said Tim Rosebrock, vice president and general manager of Biltmore's Licensed Products Division. "We are pleased to add Valdese products to our growing collection of home furnishings offerings."
Valdese will introduce 10 Biltmore-inspired patterns, each available in six to ten colors. The fabrics will be introduced at the Showtime Fabric Fair in High Point, June 5 to 8, 2011. The Valdese showroom is located on the sixth floor of Market Square's Textile Tower.
Valdese Weavers has designed and manufactured jacquard woven decorative fabrics in North Carolina since 1935. The company provides textile products for contract, residential furniture manufacturers, fabric distributors, home textiles and other specialty markets.
Launched in 1990, current Biltmore licensees include Capel Rugs as well as Amarr Garage Doors, Anderson Hardwood Floors, Artaissance, Atlanta Cheesecake Company, Barrie House Coffee & Tea, Belk, Burton + Burton, Capel Rugs, Cottage Gardens, Cumberland Nurseries, Dimond Lighting, ELK Lighting, Ellington Fans, Fisher Farms, Habersham, Herter Nursery, HomTex, Indital USA Stair Parts, Larson-Juhl, Manual Woodworkers & Weavers, Michigan Evergreen Nursery, Moulding Associates, Inc., Netherland Bulb Co., Peace Tree Farm, Randolph's Greenhouses, Ridgeway Clock Company, ShadeTree Canopies, Southern Living House Plans, Valdese Weavers, Unique Stone, Vita Food Products and Whitecraft.
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