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Glossary

  • 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.448-2017

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Design for an illustrated glossary header, drawn in black ballpoint pen on paper. ‘Glossary’ is written in hand-lettering across the hat-band of a fedora style hat. The hat band is tied in a partially visible bow on the left had side of the crown, with a sprig of leaves protruding from under the brim. On the right hand side of the brim are two roses, one bloomed one in bud, along with other foliage.

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: "Glossary", 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

Subjects depicted

Hatband; Leaves; Bow; Fedora; Roses

Categories

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

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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