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Furnishing fabric - And All the Angels Sing

And All the Angels Sing

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Sweden (made)

  • Date:

    1992 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hörstadius, Lilo (designer)
    Borås Wäfveri AB (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen-printed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the manufacturer

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Continuing the trend to look to historical periods for inspiration, Lilo Hörstadius has used the 18th century as his source for this design. It is from a range called ‘The Wedding Collection’, in which the textiles portray different scenes from the progress of a marriage. ‘And all the Angels Sing’ represents the blissful happiness of the wedding day. There is a fabric entitled ‘The Old Furniture Shop’ in which the couple furnish their home, and inevitably, one called ‘Domestic Problems’ humourously illustrated with a pattern of flying crockery.

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of screen-printed cotton with violins surrounded by musicians and angels.

Place of Origin

Sweden (made)


1992 (made)


Hörstadius, Lilo (designer)
Borås Wäfveri AB (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Screen-printed cotton


Length: 312 cm, Width: 151 cm

Object history note

Registered File number 1992/2696. With swatch T.476:2-1992.

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric 'And All the Angels Sing' of screen-printed cotton, from the 'The Wedding Collection' designed by Lilo Hörstadius, made by Borås Wäfveri AB, Sweden, 1992


Cotton (textile)



Subjects depicted

Violin; Angels


Textiles; Interiors


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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