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Fashion Design

  • Object:

    Fashion design

  • Place of origin:

    Birmingham (Brown was a student at Birmingham School of Art Design, it is here that she is thought to have created these designs. , made)

  • Date:

    1919-1925 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brown, Ethel Mabel (maker)
    Birmingham School of Art

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawn in pencil on tissue paper and coloured with watercolour.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Pam Masini in memory of Ethel Mabel Brown and Becky Cooper

  • Museum number:

    E.67-2015

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case FD, shelf 1

Physical description

Design showing a woman in a drop waisted, knee length yellow dress with detail around the hips, she is carrying a small red bag and has short hair curled around the ears.

The paper the design is drawn on is folded, on the inside fold of the design there is a rough pencil sketch of a similar figure.

Place of Origin

Birmingham (Brown was a student at Birmingham School of Art Design, it is here that she is thought to have created these designs. , made)

Date

1919-1925 (made)

Artist/maker

Brown, Ethel Mabel (maker)
Birmingham School of Art

Materials and Techniques

Drawn in pencil on tissue paper and coloured with watercolour.

Dimensions

Height: 23.6 cm, Width: 11.9 cm

Descriptive line

Ethel Mabel Brown, fashion design, circa 1920s

Materials

Tissue paper; Watercolour; Pencil

Techniques

Drawn; Coloured

Subjects depicted

Fashion; Designs

Categories

Fashion; Designs

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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