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Glass towel - Bouquet Garni
  • Bouquet Garni
    Lucienne Day, born 1917 - died 2010
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Bouquet Garni

  • Object:

    Glass towel

  • Place of origin:

    Ireland (made)

  • Date:

    1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lucienne Day, born 1917 - died 2010 (designer)
    Thomas Somerset & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed linen

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Council of Industrial Design

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Linen tea or glass towel with a printed design in green and black.

Place of Origin

Ireland (made)


1960 (made)


Lucienne Day, born 1917 - died 2010 (designer)
Thomas Somerset & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed linen


Width: 21 in, Length: 31 in

Object history note

Historical significance: Winner of Design Centre Award in 1960.

Descriptive line

Tea or glass towel 'Bouquet Garni' of printed linen, designed by Lucienne Day, made by Thomas Somerset & Co., Ireland, 1960

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Crowther, Lily. Award Winning British Design 1957-1988. London: V&A Publishing, 2012.


Linen thread


Weaving; Printing


Textiles; Household objects; Interiors

Production Type

Mass produced


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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