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Not currently on display at the V&A

Parham

Furnishing Fabric
before 1960 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin



object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
woven printed cotton
Brief Description
Furnishing fabric, printed, American, before 1960, Morton Sundour Fabrics Ltd., "Parham", from "Cumberland Prints" series, hanging foliage and birds
Dimensions
  • Width: 1277mm
  • Length: 1045mm
Credit line
Given by Sara Lee Courtaulds
Object history
From Courtaulds Design Library, group I2. 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.

Associated Objects
Other Numbers
  • 272642 - design number
  • 5557 D - Morton Sundour Museum Number
Collection
Accession Number
T.2637-2018

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record createdMarch 23, 2018
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