These spreads are highly collectible, and they come in a wide variety of colors, styles and patterns. I was so excited to find a couple catalog pages on Wish Book Web featuring Chenille spreads!
Look at these original prices!! Unreal... From Sears, 1942 (click to enlarge):
From Spiegel, 1942 (again, click to enlarge - you gotta see the detail!):
Of course I had to poke around eBay and see the others that are currently up for sale. I was shocked there were so many! Most of them have a very cottage chic type of vibe, like this beauty:
Others are much more, to put it delicately... um... wild. Yeah, that works. I think my favorites are those featuring peacocks - not for the faint of heart! Check out this over the top gem:
I also fell in love with this really unique hearts pattern - it's like a valentine made of fabric!
Ahhh, if only I had a few guest bedrooms to decorate...