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Design for Wiletts and Sons

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1930s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Willetts & Sons (commissioned by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Print in ink

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print of a young woman holding a parasol and wearing a dress with a tiered skirt and wearing a bonnet with a long bow. The number 32 is printed below the design, which is on brown paper and has been cut out and stuck on to a green striped paper envelope.

Place of Origin

London (made)


1930s (made)


Willetts & Sons (commissioned by)

Materials and Techniques

Print in ink

Marks and inscriptions

Printed, within the design


Height: 37.8 cm, Width: 27.4 cm

Descriptive line

A design drawing showing a young woman holding a parasol and wearing a dress with a tiered skirt, from the packaging firm of Willetts & Sons, London, 1930s


Ink; Paper


Technique; Drawn

Subjects depicted

Figures (representations); Ribbon; Bonnets (hats); Dresses; Women; Parasols


Labels & packaging; Fashion


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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