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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.351A-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 this piece of fabric retains the artist's original colours, the 1973 reissue included several different colourways. These were devised by Liberty's then design and colour consultant Susan Collier.

Physical description

Length of furnishing fabric of printed silk with a pattern of horizontal bands of miniature red houses with blue roofs and green chestnut trees against a black 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: 45 cm, Width: 38.625 in, Length: 17.75 in

Descriptive line

Length of 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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