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Furnishing Fabric

1952 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Marian Mahler (c.1911 - 1983 b. Austria) was a freelance artist who studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Vienna from 1929 to 1932 and then at the Royal State Academy. In 1937 she emigrated to Britain where she worked for various leading textile manufacturers including Allan Walton, Edinburgh Weavers and Donald Brothers. She is renowned for the designs she created for furnishing fabrics produced by David Whitehhead Ltd in the 1950s.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Printed cotton
Brief Description
Furnishing fabric, designed by Marian Mahler for David Whitehead Ltd; printed cotton; Britain; 1952.
Physical Description
Furnishing fabric, printed cotton
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 95mm
Subject depicted
Summary
Marian Mahler (c.1911 - 1983 b. Austria) was a freelance artist who studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Vienna from 1929 to 1932 and then at the Royal State Academy. In 1937 she emigrated to Britain where she worked for various leading textile manufacturers including Allan Walton, Edinburgh Weavers and Donald Brothers. She is renowned for the designs she created for furnishing fabrics produced by David Whitehhead Ltd in the 1950s.
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.14-1953

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record createdJuly 31, 2008
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