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Wallpaper - Tartan

Tartan

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1936-59 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Storr, Mary (designers)
    John Line & Sons Ltd. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Trough and screen print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Shand Kydd Ltd

  • Museum number:

    E.2421-1980

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

'Tartan' wallpaper specimen, a tartan pattern in grey, white and red; Trough and screen print, on paper.

Within a pattern book of 151 specimens, incorporating a studio log of obsolete designs, 1936-59; Each with title etc lettered on the front, and the pages of the original pattern book with title, serial number etc in letterpress on the back; Some of the patterns interleaved with screen-printed versions, reduced in size; Book bound in cloth boards, with typescript list of titles, designer's and printing methods affixed to the inside of the front cover and to the fly leaf.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1936-59 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Storr, Mary (designers)
John Line & Sons Ltd. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Trough and screen print, on paper

Marks and inscriptions

TARTAN / mary storr
"TARTAN" / 2 col TROUGH / 2 col SCREEN / MADE for / U.S enquiry / NOT TAKEN / Des. By / MARY / STORR. / TO BE / SCREEN / & TROUGH

Dimensions

Height: 38 cm size of volume, Width: 50.5 cm size of volume

Object history note

Given by Shand Kydd Ltd.

Descriptive line

'Tartan' wallpaper specimen, a tartan pattern in grey, white and red; Trough and screen print, on paper; Designed by Mary Storr; Within a wallpaper pattern book of 151 specimens (E.2296-2446-1980), incorporating a studio log of obsolete designs; Produced by John Line & Sons Ltd; England; 1936-59.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Screen print; Trough

Subjects depicted

Tartan

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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