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Huaraz

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    1995-1996 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Farr, Christopher (designer)
    Christopher Farr (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Christopher Farr

  • Museum number:

    E.1495-2000

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Design for four rugs on a sheet of paper: all designs feature blocks of colour on a dark khaki background. The first is painted dark orange, dark yellow, brown; the second is painted dark yellow, beige, peach; the third is painted dark yellow, dark orange, brown; the fourth is painted dark yellow, brown, dark clay red. The number of each colour is written next to it in pencil.

Place of Origin

Britain (designed)

Date

1995-1996 (designed)

Artist/maker

Farr, Christopher (designer)
Christopher Farr (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Length: 40.5 cm, Width: 50.7 cm

Descriptive line

Design for a rug 'Huaraz' by Christopher Farr, pen and ink and watercolour, Britain, 1995-6

Materials

Water-colour paper; Water-colour; Pen and ink; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Rugs

Categories

Designs; Floor coverings; Textiles; Interiors

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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