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Furnishing fabric - Skate


  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1930s (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barron, Phyllis, born 1890 - died 1964 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand block-printed linen

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of hand block-printed linen. With a vertically repeating tessellated design, black on a natural ground, probably iron liquor on galled unbleached linen.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1930s (designed)


Barron, Phyllis, born 1890 - died 1964 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand block-printed linen


Width: 34 in, Length: 71 in

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric 'Skate' of block-printed linen, designed by Phyllis Barron, Great Britain, 1930s


Textiles; Interiors


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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