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Furnishing fabric

Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1895 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    The Silver Studio (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Duplex roller-printed cotton.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Mary Peerless

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of duplex roller-printed cotton in grey and white. The design shows a stylised pattern of irises with curving stems on a spotted ground. The design is picked out in white on a grey ground.

Now quite faded and worn, the sample is irregular in shape with a machine sewn edge to the lower side seam and edge. All edges are raw and no selvedges are present. The pattern repeat size is 15' x 16' (38 x 38.7 cm) and the sample shows one full repeat centrally placed.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. 1895 (made)


The Silver Studio (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Duplex roller-printed cotton.


Length: 33 in, Width: 25.25 in, Length: 84 cm, Width: 64.5 cm

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric of duplex roller-printed cotton, probably designed by the Silver Studio, Great Britain, ca. 1895.


Textiles; Interiors


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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