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Full size template for plywood seat for Split back chair and 3-Arm chair

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    2/3/1993 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Little, Mary, born 1958 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lilac-coloured thin card

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A lilac-coloured template for cutting the seat of a chair. An alternative shape is attached with masking tape.

Place of Origin

London (made)


2/3/1993 (made)


Little, Mary, born 1958 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Lilac-coloured thin card

Marks and inscriptions

Dated in ink '2.3.93' and inscribed with constructional notes for both chairs and with dimensions and hole locations.


Height: 23.3 cm, Width: 52.7 cm

Object history note

E.1226.52-1995 to E.1226.62-1995 were used directly in making the final chair.

Descriptive line

Template by Mary Little, Full size template for plywood seat for Split back chair and 3-Arm chair, part of the design process for Mary Little's Margrét Chair, 1 of 71 designs relating to the Margrét Chair, London, 1993

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

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


Card; Masking tape



Subjects depicted

Chair; Template


Designs; Furniture; Product design


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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