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Furnishing fabric
  • Furnishing fabric
    Simpson, Ronald, born 1890 - died 1960
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Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1912 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Simpson, Ronald, born 1890 - died 1960 (designer)
    Morton Sundour Fabrics Ltd. (made for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Roller printed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J.W.F. Morton

  • Museum number:

    T.20-1982

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Roller printed cotton furnishing fabric with a small-scale floral design. The pattern, printed in blue, purple, black and red shows a small all-over design with a 9.75 inches x 19 inches (24.8 cm x 48.2 cm) repeat consisting of red flowerheads on curving black stems with blue and purple leaves. A full width of fabric with both selvedges are present.

Paper label is stapled to it saying 'To be Returned Uncut to Mr Morton, Dentonhill Works, Carlisle'.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1912 (made)

Artist/maker

Simpson, Ronald, born 1890 - died 1960 (designer)
Morton Sundour Fabrics Ltd. (made for)

Materials and Techniques

Roller printed cotton

Marks and inscriptions

'To be Returned Uncut to Mr Morton, Dentonhill Works, Carlisle' and 'Sent to show a good scale of design. The black, however, was cut on copper, and is far too fine for wood, so that the general treatment put on wood must be somewhat broader'
On a paper label, stapled

Dimensions

Length: 55.5 in, Width: 33.5 in, Length: 141 cm, Width: 82.5 cm

Descriptive line

Roller printed cotton furnishing fabric, designed by Ronald Simpson for Morton Sundour Fabric Ltd., Great Britain, 1912

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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