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  • Place of origin:

    Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1984 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Farr, Christopher (designer)
    Christopher Farr (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on graph paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Christopher Farr

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case T, shelf 148

Physical description

Design for a rug on graph paper featuring a red leaf-shaped motifs with internal blue triangular shapes on a blue background. Also has a green blue and red surrounding border. Bottom corner has three small pencil drawn leaf motif sketches

Place of Origin

Britain (designed)


ca. 1984 (designed)


Farr, Christopher (designer)
Christopher Farr (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on graph paper

Marks and inscriptions

Written in pencil: top of page: 'colour Blue black Green' , 'Sky hue pink +' bottom of page: 'Pink + ivorys squares with powder sky blue motifs' 'striped baground even different widths' 'open trees'


Length: 29.5 cm, Width: 21 cm

Descriptive line

Design for a rug, by Christopher Farr, watercolour on graph paper, Britain, ca. 1984


Water-colour; Pencil; Graph paper



Subjects depicted



Designs; Floor coverings; Textiles; Interiors


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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