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cushion - Punchinellas

Punchinellas

  • Object:

    cushion

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1986 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hockney, David, born 1937 (designer)
    Birtwell, Celia (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Celia Birtwell

  • Museum number:

    T.188-1986

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cushion of white cotton printed with a stylised painterly design of dancing figures wearing Commedia dell'Arte masks.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1986 (designed)

Artist/maker

Hockney, David, born 1937 (designer)
Birtwell, Celia (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed cotton

Marks and inscriptions

'Punchinellas designed by David Hockney Printed in England. for Celia Birtwell' [repeated along the selvedge border]
Printed

Object history note

Registered File number 1986/2134.

Descriptive line

Cushion, 'Punchinellas' design of white cotton printed, designed by David Hockney for Celia Birtwell, England, 1986

Production Note

Designed for Celia Birtwell

Materials

Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Figures; Commedia dell'arte; Masks

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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