Flower tapestry – A fabric is a magnet for airborne dust, earth and smoke particles. For the most part, it is best to jump immersion in a water bath with mild detergent, since stress can damage the fibers and affect color differently. Try a moderately cautious dry or sponge cleaning for best results. Vacuum your fabric to remove loose dirt and soil that can degrade the fibers or enter them if the piece becomes wet. Place a piece of synthetic – not metal – screen over the web and using an upholstery attachment to vacuum it. Do not try this with a beaded or an old embroidered or sewn piece; loose threads or beads could be dislodged by suction.
Try a dry solvent or a mild detergent on a discreet corner of the flower tapestry with fine application of the cleaner with a white cloth. Wait a few minutes to determine if the cleaner blur or fade the color. Press a dry white cloth to the site to absorb so much cleaner as possible. Check the white tablecloths for color to determine colorfastness.
Adding flower tapestry flat on a clean white towel and work on one section at a time, apply the cleaning solution recommended soap or dry cleaning solution with a clean cloth and extract moisture with a dry cloth. Do not soak the fibers as they can swell and warp pattern.