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Inspiration

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    Morocco (Drawn)

  • Date:

    2008 (drawn)
    2009 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mynott, Lawrence (Mr), born 1954 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    black ballpoint pen, paper, drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Commissioned by the V&A in 2008

  • Museum number:

    E.444-2017

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MD, shelf 44

Physical description

A decorative cartouche drawn in black ballpoint pen on paper. ‘Inspiration’ is written in the centre in scrolling hand-drawn gothic lettering, with flourishes. The cartouche is in a gothic style with floral and leaf motifs. The general shape of the cartouche is in the form of four conjoined trefoil arches.

Place of Origin

Morocco (Drawn)

Date

2008 (drawn)
2009 (published)

Artist/maker

Mynott, Lawrence (Mr), born 1954 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

black ballpoint pen, paper, drawing

Dimensions

Height: 297 mm, Width: 210 mm

Object history note

This is one a series of designs that were produced by Lawrence Mynott in 2008, to illustrate the V&A publication ‘Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones’. The book accompanied an exhibition of the same name, which was on display at the V&A from 24 February - 31 May 2009.

Descriptive line

Design by Lawrence Mynott: "Inspiration", an unused decorative cartouche for 'Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones' by Oriole Cullen, published by the V&A in 2009. Black ballpoint pen on paper, 2008

Materials

Ballpoint pen; Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Illustration; Books; Hats & headwear; Fashion; Designs; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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