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T-shirt - Faces

Faces

  • Object:

    T-shirt

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1987 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    David, Helen (designer)
    Angel, Claire (designer)
    English Eccentrics (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the makers

  • Museum number:

    T.295-1988

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Printed cotton T-shirt with a design depicting various historical representations of the human face.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1987 (made)

Artist/maker

David, Helen (designer)
Angel, Claire (designer)
English Eccentrics (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Printed cotton

Descriptive line

Printed cotton T-shirt 'Faces', designed by Helen David for English Eccentrics, Great Britain, 1987

Labels and date

This design explores changing notions of beauty and representations of the human face from ancient civilisation to contemporary portraits of the designers themselves. 'Faces' was also printed on cotton separates and used on a reduced scale to decorate stationery. Since 1988 English Eccentrics have focused upon textile design. []

Materials

Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Printed

Subjects depicted

Human faces

Categories

Fashion; Clothing

Production Type

Ready to wear

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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