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Printed cotton

Printed cotton

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (designed and made)

  • Date:

    1951-57 (designed and made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Badrocke, Joyce (textile designer)
    Horrockses Fashions (textile manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Joyce Badrocke

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Piece of printed cotton

Place of Origin

Britain (designed and made)


1951-57 (designed and made)


Badrocke, Joyce (textile designer)
Horrockses Fashions (textile manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

printed cotton


Length: 76 cm, Width: 33 cm

Object history note

Part of the archive of Joyce Ellen Badrocke, who, with her twin sister Joan, was a textile designer for Horrockses Fashions in the late 1940s and 1950s. Joyce worked at Hanover Square in London for seven years between 1951 and 1958, commuting in from Sussex daily. She occupied herself on the train journeys from Sussex to London and back by sewing patchwork in small portions to make up into larger quilts, using many of her own fabric designs for Horrockses.

Descriptive line

Joyce Badrocke for Horrockses. Blue and white stripe with black motifs, 1951-57.






Textiles; Fashion


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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