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Furnishing fabric

Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    United States (manufactured)

  • Date:

    before 1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Johnson & Faulkner, Inc. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    woven cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sara Lee Courtaulds

  • Museum number:

    T.1700-2018

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

United States (manufactured)

Date

before 1960 (made)

Artist/maker

Johnson & Faulkner, Inc. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

woven cotton

Dimensions

Width: 623 mm, Length: 679 mm

Object history note

From Courtaulds Design Library, group G5. The Courtaulds Design Library principally contained records from the Courtaulds’ factories at Halstead and Bocking, Essex, and Halifax, and the large collection that came into Courtaulds’ possession through its acquisition of Morton Sundour and Edinburgh Weavers in 1963. The library was used by designers within Courtaulds and was also available for the use of Courtaulds’ customers. Following the acquisition of Courtaulds by the international corporation Sara Lee and the subsequent change in the business it was decided that the V&A would be the most appropriate location for the collection to enable it to be appreciated and used more fully. The Library was donated to the V&A by Sara Lee Courtaulds in 2001.

Museum label: "MUSEUM & LIBRARY / MORTON SUNDOUR FABRICS LTD., CARLISLE / NUMBER 6356. / CASE / SHELF / DATE AND ORIGIN OF ACQUISITION: 1959. / DESCRIPTION: U.S.A."
Label: "# 47966 / 3/4 Yd. / 49" / Rayure Regence / 6 / JOHNSON & FAULKNER, Inc. / New York"
Colourway label: 47964, 47965, 47966, 47967, 47968

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric, woven, American, before 1960, Johnson & Faulkner, Inc., "Rayure Regence", pineapple-like design with stripes, 5 attached colourways

Categories

Textiles; Furnishing Fabric; Courtaulds textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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