Can you suggest a fabric with marine motifs?

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Marine motif fabric
I am renovating a harbour-front cottage and looking for coastal-themed material, ideally in blue, to dress my large windows.
PC, Aberdeen.

Have a look at embroidered Coralline J578F05 (right), £54m, or printed Oceana J590F01 (middle, right), from £32m; both by Jane Churchill at Colefax and Fowler, (020 8877 6400; The oversized shells of Nautilus 4645/01 (above right) would lend drama to large windows; this costs £59m and is by Manuel Canovas at Colefax and Fowler (020 8877 6400; For a heavier fabric, try Beachcomber PF50074, a woven shell design in Navy or Denim, around £69m from Baker Lifestyle (01202 266999; On a smaller scale is Seashells & Sand, £39.84m from Vanessa Arbuthnott (01285 831437;

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