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Furnishing fabric - Barkcloth

Barkcloth

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    1954-1957 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paolozzi, Eduardo (Sir), born 1924 - died 2005 (designer)
    Henderson, Nigel, born 1917 (designer)
    Hammer Prints (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    screen-printed cotton twill

  • Museum number:

    T.111-2011

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Screen printed cotton furnishing fabric with a negative design in white on black. The pattern includes bicycles, clock-faces, numbers and alphabet letters contained within a series of spirals, parallell lines, spots and geometric shapes.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)

Date

1954-1957 (designed)

Artist/maker

Paolozzi, Eduardo (Sir), born 1924 - died 2005 (designer)
Henderson, Nigel, born 1917 (designer)
Hammer Prints (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

screen-printed cotton twill

Dimensions

Length: 191 cm, Width: 120 cm

Descriptive line

Screen printed cotton twill furnishing fabric, 'Barkcloth', designed by Eduardo Paolozzi & Nigel Henderson for Hammer Prints, English, c. 1954

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

p.138
Walsh, Victoria. Nigel Henderson Parallel of Life and Art. London: Thames and Hudson, 2001.
p.52
Rayner, Geoffrey, Chamberlain, Richard and Stapleton, Annamarie. Artists' Textiles in Britain 1945-1970: A Democratic Art. Antique Collectors Club, 2003.

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Screen printing

Subjects depicted

Numbers; Clocks; Alphabets; Bicycles

Categories

Textiles; Interiors; Scotland

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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