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Furnishing fabric - Little Animals

Little Animals

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1986 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Birtwell, Celia (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Celia Birtwell

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of printed olive-green on white cotton with a scrolling leaf motif in the style of 17th Century crewel work embroidery. With fantastic and naive beasts and birds.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1986 (designed)


Birtwell, Celia (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed cotton


Length: 3365 mm, Width: 1485 mm

Object history note

Registered File number 1986/2134.

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric 'Little Animals' of printed olive-green on white cotton, designed by Celia Birtwell, Great Britain, 1986.


Cotton (textile)



Subjects depicted

Camels; Sheep; Horses; Tigers; Leaf scrolls; Goats; Bees; Rabbits; Birds; Lions; Elephants; Acorns


Textiles; Interiors


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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