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Chuck Berry

Dress Fabric
1974 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Screen-printed dress fabric celebrating the famed Rhythm 'n' Blues musician Chuck Berry. The pattern consists of reproductions of photographs of Chuck Berry, holding a guitar with facsimiles of his signature and his sheet music in the background.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Screen-printed cotton satin
Brief Description
Dress fabric 'Chuck Berry' of screen-printed cotton satin, designed by Christopher Snow, made by Slick Brands (Clothing) Ltd., Great Britain, 1974
Physical Description
Dress fabric of screen-printed cotton satin with orange, blue, green, red and black photographic images of rhythm-and-blues pop singer and songwriter Chuck Berry, his autograph, and piano and vocal sheet music scores of his songs on a pink ground.
Dimensions
  • Width: 92cm
  • Length: 285cm
Production typeMass produced
Marks and Inscriptions
Credit line
Given by Christopher Snow, Esq.
Subjects depicted
Summary
Screen-printed dress fabric celebrating the famed Rhythm 'n' Blues musician Chuck Berry. The pattern consists of reproductions of photographs of Chuck Berry, holding a guitar with facsimiles of his signature and his sheet music in the background.
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.443-1974

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record createdJanuary 16, 2008
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