Organic texture - looks like twigs and tree matter was used in this lamp shade's construction.
Provenance: acquired via my parents via a Brisbane flea market circa 1980. Perhaps it a late 60s early 70s lamp?
To my knowledge, it has never been used in the time it has lived at my parent's. It has been sitting in a back room with a plastic bag over its head. Chronic hoarder disorder there.
The lamp still works by the way.
My Mum was elated when I showed it some attention and was more so when I brought it home with me this afternoon. We need a lamp - mood lighting is non-existant and candles aren't an option with the little destructo (son number three) who resides here.
What to do? What to do?
Ditch the shade?
Buy a new shade?
Paint the base?
Refinish the base?
Recover the shade?
Paint the shade?
Leave it in all its retro glory?
Ditch the whole thing and get myself a new lamp?
I'd be interested to know what you think.