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Lazy Lines

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    late 20th century (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Farr, Christopher (designer)
    Christopher Farr (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and 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. The central area comprises orange and yellow waves with blue wavy lines. The surrounding border features stripes of blue, green, and orange.. The outer border features blue and black stripes on a orange background. Colour scale on the left side of the paper. Red lines written in ink below the design. Designer's initials motif is drawn in ink with a red ink arrow pointing to location in the design

Place of Origin

Britain (designed)


late 20th century (designed)


Farr, Christopher (designer)
Christopher Farr (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and watercolour on graph paper

Marks and inscriptions

written in blue ink on bottom of page: 'Kilim 3m x 2m Quantity 1 (circled)' 'Lazy Lines*sew under Kilim ends* - orange much softer'


Length: 29.2 cm, Width: 42.5 cm

Descriptive line

Design for rug 'Lazy Lines' by Christopher Farr, pen and ink and watercolour on graph paper, Britain, late 20th century


Water-colour; Graph paper; Pen and ink



Subjects depicted



Designs; Floor coverings; Textiles; Interiors


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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