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Full size pattern for the top of the seat cover

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    20/10/1992 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Little, Mary, born 1958 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case W, shelf 115, box A

Physical description

A drawing depicting a full size pattern for the top of a seat cover to a chair.

Place of Origin

London (made)


20/10/1992 (made)


Little, Mary, born 1958 (designer)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

Dated in pencil '20.10.92' and inscribed 'Calico pattern wasn't made'.


Height: 54 cm, Width: 25.1 cm

Object history note

E.1226.17 to E.1226.31-1995 are a series of developments for trial covers made in quilting, two of which are also in the collection. They were put on an old metal frame, but with a new ply seat.

Descriptive line

Drawing by Mary Little, full size pattern for the top of the seat cover, part of the design process for Mary Little's Margrét Chair, 1 of 71 designs relating to the Margrét Chair, London, 1992

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1995


Paper; Pencil



Subjects depicted



Designs; Furniture; Drawings; Product design


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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