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Surrey

  • Object:

    Textile design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain, United Kingdom (designed)

  • Date:

    1951 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Marianne Straub, born 1909 - died 1994 (designer)
    Warner and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache on paper with pencil squaring.

  • Museum number:

    E.567-1980

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

  • Image unavailable

Physical description

Working drawing for a furnishing fabric, body-colour, squared in pencil for transfer, based on crystal structure of afwillite.

Place of Origin

Great Britain, United Kingdom (designed)

Date

1951 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Marianne Straub, born 1909 - died 1994 (designer)
Warner and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Gouache on paper with pencil squaring.

Dimensions

height: 89 cm, width: 100.4 cm

Descriptive line

Marianne Straub. 'Surrey'. Design for a woven textile based on the afwillite crystal structure, British, 1951.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Lambert, Susan (ed.) Pattern & Design: Designs for the Decorative Arts 1480-1980 London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1983
The full text of the entry is as follows:

'1.11.e Marianne Straub (born 1909)

Full-size working drawing for a furnishing fabric entitled 'Surrey', manufactured by Warner & Sons Ltd., 1951.

Inscribed in pencil on the back 8.44. Body-colour, squared in pencil for transfer. 89 x 100.4 cm
E.567-1980

The design for 'Surrey', was based on the crystal structure of afwillite and the number inscribed on the back refers to the crystallographer's original diagram.'
John Murdoch and Susan Lambert, Summary Catalogue of Textile Designs 1840-1985 in the V. & A. Museum and colour microfiche, Surrey: Emmett Microform, 1986
The full text of the record is as follows:

'STRAUB, Marianne. (1909- )

Textile, woven. British. 1951
"Surrey"
body colour 89 x 100.4 cm
Manufactured by Warner & Sons Ltd.
E 567-1980
Fiche 15/E8'

Materials

Pencil; Gouache

Techniques

Drawing; Painting

Subjects depicted

Furnishings; Textile; Pattern (design element); Crystals

Categories

Textiles; Designs; Paintings

Collection code

PDP

Qr_O1076462
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