Not currently on display at the V&A

Hanging

1986 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Sian Tucker's work is characterised by abstract as well as representational forms derived from nature. Tucker studied textiles at Middlesex Polytechnic form 1977 to 1980 as well as the Royal College of Art. After graduating she established her own workshops where she developed a highly distcintive syle of painting directly onto cloth using sunny Mediterranean colours which were reproduced as scarves, dress fabric, screens and hangings. Since the late 1980s she has concentrated on commissions for public spaces. One of her largest projects was for the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London for which she produced several painted wall hangings and designed a large-scale mobile.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Hand-painted wool
Brief description
Hand-painted wool hanging, designed and made by Sian Tucker, London, 1986.
Physical description
Hand-painted wool hanging with a brightly coloured design with a central medallion of flowers surrounded by a border of triangles.
Dimensions
  • Length: 200cm
  • Width: 138cm
Production typeUnique
Object history
Purchased. Registered File number 1986/1338.
Subjects depicted
Summary
Sian Tucker's work is characterised by abstract as well as representational forms derived from nature. Tucker studied textiles at Middlesex Polytechnic form 1977 to 1980 as well as the Royal College of Art. After graduating she established her own workshops where she developed a highly distcintive syle of painting directly onto cloth using sunny Mediterranean colours which were reproduced as scarves, dress fabric, screens and hangings. Since the late 1980s she has concentrated on commissions for public spaces. One of her largest projects was for the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London for which she produced several painted wall hangings and designed a large-scale mobile.
Collection
Accession number
T.133-1986

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Record createdDecember 14, 2007
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