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Furnishing fabric - Bracknell


  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    United States (manufactured)

  • Date:

    before 1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morton Sundour Fabrics Ltd. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    woven wool

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sara Lee Courtaulds

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

United States (manufactured)


before 1960 (made)


Morton Sundour Fabrics Ltd. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

woven wool


Width: 655 mm, Length: 1250 mm

Object history note

From Courtaulds Design Library, group I4. 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.

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric, woven, American, before 1960, Morton Sundor Fabrics Ltd., ''Bracknell'', plain wool weave


Textiles; Furnishing Fabric; Courtaulds textiles


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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