Although chintz had its heyday in the home decor of the 1980's, the pattern has proved it has serious staying power. Originally brought back by designers such as Dorothy Draper and David Hicks in the 1950's, chintz is still used to add instant sophistication to a space by current designers including Mario Buatta, Miles Redd, and--of course--the lovely Meg Braff.
I was lucky enough to be brought up in a home where the furniture in the formal living room was upholstered in Lee Jofa's "Althea", which is subsequently my favorite of the intricate floral patterns. My mother mixed her Althea with antiques, red oriental rugs, and even tartan. The combination was stunning to say the least...and you can bet I am hoping to inherit the hollyhock print!
Here are some similar examples of how the hollyhock print can be used in a home:
Roger Banks-Pye via Mrs. Blandings Blog