While fringe first appeared in Mesopotamian dress some 5,000 years ago, this adornment has resurfaced throughout the centuries in both fashion and interiors — think flapper-style attire of the roaring twenties and Victorian-era upholstery. Today’s designs, as exemplified in the pieces shown here, nod to the past but reinvent this embellishment in au courant ways.
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Wink Pendant Light by Masquespacio / Price upon request / propertyfurniture.com.
Shade Palette 3 Rug by Begum Cana Ozgur / $2,151 / nanimarquina.com.
Boudoir Mirror / Price upon request / terokuitunen.com.
Jaipur Color 18k Gold & Mixed Gemstone Earrings / $4,470 / marcobicego.com.
Small Fringe Basket Bag by Trademark / $400 / modaoperandi.com.
Double-Faced Cashmere Throw / $895 / barneys.com.
Carnival Napkin Ring in Orange / $64 for set of four / kimseybert.com.
Rudi 2-Seater Couch by Bottega Veneta and Poltrona Frau / $25,300 / bottegaveneta.com.
Couture Gray Pouf with Line Fringe by Lorenza Bozzoli Design / $1,430 / artemest.com.
Suede Sandals by Sergio Rossi / $464 / stylebop.com