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Design

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1920s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Willetts & Sons (Commissioned by)
    The Roseland Studio (Artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Mrs Pamela Joan Gordon in memory of her father, George Frederick Willetts (1893-1961)

  • Museum number:

    E.3235-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MD, shelf 13, box B

Physical description

Drawing in pen and ink showing a young woman wearing a blouse with a skirt and matching waistcoat. The skirt has a deep sash at the waist, tied at one side, and the waistcoat has a scallop-shaped edging.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1920s (made)

Artist/maker

Willetts & Sons (Commissioned by)
The Roseland Studio (Artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Willetts & Sons,/ OFFICES & SHOWROOMS:/ DOMINION HOUSE,/ BARTHOLOMEW CLOSE, E.C.1
Stamped in ink, bottom left

36
Handwritten in ink on the right of the design

273
Handwritten in blue pencil, bottom right

THE "ROSELAND" STUDIO.
Stamped in ink, bottom right

7 1/2"
Handwritten in pencil along the right edge

107 c
Handwritten in pencil, along right edge

Dimensions

Height: 46 cm, Width: 17.6 cm

Descriptive line

Design drawing by the Roseland Studio for the packaging firm of Willetts and Sons, showing a fashionably-dressed young woman, 1920s

Materials

Pen; Ink; Paper

Techniques

Drawn

Subjects depicted

Woman; Blouses

Categories

Fashion; Designs; Labels & packaging

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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