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Furnishing fabric - Nectar


  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1977 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gibson, Natalie (designer)
    Heal Fabrics Ltd. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen printed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr F. R. Hutchings

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of screen printed cotton with a simple square trellis pattern formed by meandering lines with rosebuds at the intersections. Butterflies flit across the trellis at well spaced intervals and it has lateral borders of diagonal stripes. It has a black ground and the pattern is in bright colours of pink, red, green, yellow and blue with black outlines.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1977 (made)


Gibson, Natalie (designer)
Heal Fabrics Ltd. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Screen printed cotton

Marks and inscriptions

'Top Heal's "Nectar" designed by Natalie Gibson'
Written on selvedge as part of print


Length: 3 m, Width: 217 cm

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric of printed cotton, 'Nectar', designed by Natalie Gibson, manufactured by Heal Fabrics Ltd., Great Britain, 1977




Screen printing

Subjects depicted

Flowers, rosebuds; Stripes; Butterflies


Textiles; Interiors


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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