F. Schumacher & Co.
F. Schumacher & Co., Inc. designs, manufactures, and supplies decorative textiles for homes and other interior spaces. It was founded by Parisian, Frederic Schumacher, who worked for the textile company, Passavant & Co. After buying the entire stock of Passavant in 1889, he started F. Schumacher & Co that same year on Twenty-second Street and Broadway in New York City. Schumacher initially catered to the mansions and hotels of the Gilded Age and imported sumptuous woven and printed textiles from Europe. Clients included architecture and design firms McKim Mead & White, Herter Brothers, Tiffany Studios, Richard Morris Hunt, and many important decorators. In 1895, they began domestic production by opening... more.