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Furnishing fabric - Red House
  • Red House
    Fraser, Claud Lovat, born 1890 - died 1921
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Red House

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    London (retailed)

  • Date:

    1973 (made)
    1914 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fraser, Claud Lovat, born 1890 - died 1921 (designer)
    Liberty & Co. Ltd. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed silk

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.351C-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This pattern was designed by the artist and designer Claude Lovat Fraser in 1914, however this particular piece of fabric dates from a reissue of the pattern in 1973 by Liberty of London Prints Ltd. While the original design featured red houses with blue roofs on a black ground, this example shows blue houses with red roofs on a yellow ground. The colourway of this fabric was devised by Liberty's then design and colour consultant Susan Collier.

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of printed silk. With a pattern of horizontal bands of toy-like blue houses with red roofs and green chestnut trees on a yellow ground.

Place of Origin

London (retailed)

Date

1973 (made)
1914 (designed)

Artist/maker

Fraser, Claud Lovat, born 1890 - died 1921 (designer)
Liberty & Co. Ltd. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed silk

Dimensions

Width: 98 cm, Length: 57 cm, Width: 38.625 in, Length: 22.5 in

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric 'Red House' of printed silk, designed by Claud Lovat Fraser, 1914, made by Liberty & Co. Ltd., retailed in London, 1973

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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