The fascination with velvet often starts at a young age. For children, a field of solid velvet is a canvas on which to swipe the finger, making and erasing doodles as if by magic: Now you see it, now you don’t.
Pictured here: The mohair-covered “Earl Chaise” from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams is draped with “Velvet Roses” in ice from Nancy Corzine.
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, 800/789-5401, mitchellgold.com.
Nancy Corzine Textiles, 888/219-7227, trade only.