Knitting Sample

c.1990 (made)
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Swatch of knitted fabric attached to white card at one edge. Knitted to resemble crazy patchwork in a wide range of patterns from stripes to plaids, some florals, some touches of red and purple chenille.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
machine knitting
Brief Description
Kenzo, c.1990. Crazy-patchwork effect knit in shades of purple, brown, and red, varied patterns.
Physical Description
Swatch of knitted fabric attached to white card at one edge. Knitted to resemble crazy patchwork in a wide range of patterns from stripes to plaids, some florals, some touches of red and purple chenille.
Dimensions
  • Width: 60cm (Note: approximate)
  • Length: 68cm (Note: approximate)
Credit line
Given by Suzan Rooke
Object history
An original design croquis (sketch) by Suzan Rooke for Kenzo shows a similar fabric used for a short-waisted, elongated-sleeved sweater. The swatch attached to the croquis is very similar to this textile. The sketch is now in the Prints, Drawings and Paintings department.

- Daniel Milford-Cottam (02/03/2017)
Collection
Accession Number
T.61-2017

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record createdNovember 11, 2016
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