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Tourbillon is taken from the Ducharne studio which created designs for some of the most famous couture houses in France from the 1920s to 1960s. The paper is composed of segmented circles which blend to give a graphic look.


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Mouse's Back

No. 40  

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This masculine colour brought my room together This colour is masculine, incredible expensive looking and restful. I used it to paint a large Victorian pine wardrobe. My bedroom has a linen shade of white painted floorboards and Wimborne white walls, with heavy linen stone and charcoal coloured curtains in the bay window at the other side of the room. My bedding is white linen with muted throws and cushions, and the headboard is also a stone linen and this colour on the wardrobe brought everything together. I painted my Vintage Regency Chest of Drawers in Bone and that tones incredibly well. 15 November 2014
Be careful when ordering eggshell We had our kitchen units painted in Farrows Cream, looked beautiful for 12 years and decided on a change. At great expense ordered 'flat eggshell' of this colour and had repainted. Looked fantastic for about a day until we started to note that EVERY time it was touched it left finger marks. If you wiped off it left a wipe mark. Turns out this is not suitable for kitchen units (not sure where it would be ideal - certainly only somewhere no one can touch) and you need satin eggshell. Please don't make this mistake, as it is costing more to put right than to do. Ironically the colour itself is nice, but does polarise opinion (friends love it or hate it). 10 November 2014
worth a try I bought Mouse's Back as a sample to compare with Clunch as a color for my living and/or dining room. Mouse's Back turned out to be an interesting but challenging color - the brown-green / taupe was too dark for my application. However, as a result of testing Mouse's Back, I realized that the brown tones I was looking for were already in the landscape beyond (in tree trunks and branches) and that a light neutral such as Clunch on the interior wall provided a beautiful complement to rich browns on the outside. 31 August 2014
excellent paint, easy to use, colour is perfect Painted the old stone fire place in dead flat oil mouses back and it looks stunning. I had emulsioned the walls in blue grey and they match each other really well. F & B colours and finishes are a must in our early 18th century country house. This was the first time I had used the internet for paint, and the delivery time was unbelievably quick. But one critcism, the tin was badly dented, so maybe a different courier or better packaging. My husband has seen inside these depots and he says they just throw the parcels about one top of the other. 10 August 2014
enjoyable to use for the first time i actually enjoyed painting. this paint not only glides over the surface, but leaves no brush marks, no smell and the brushes wash out in water!! The depth of colour is truly beautiful too 30 July 2014
excellent product Lovely colour even though it is a bit lighter than I expected 23 June 2014
Wrong colour Its very nice paint but the colour is unlike the sample patch - it is more green as another reviewer has said - so have kept my front door this colour for now but am not too happy. I am aware that a computer screen will not give 100% accurate colour display but this one seems a long way off. Is there a mistake here Farrow and Ball on your colour chart ? 29 April 2014
fabulous paint stunning result After much deliberation I decided too paint my dark and dingy hall stairs and landing in mouses back and light grey. Have tried paler colours in the past which just didn't work in this space. Amazing result warm and inviting just what I wanted.Painted white tie on ceiling and woodwork 12 October 2013
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