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Dress fabric - Hands

Hands

  • Object:

    Dress fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1986 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    David, Helen (Designer)
    English Eccentrics (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen-printed silk and discharge dyed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the makers

  • Museum number:

    T.297-1988

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pale blue silk dress fabric screen-printed and discharge-dyed. The design includes white linear spirals and curlicues, thicker black and white striped motifs, and replications of vintage palmistry charts.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1986 (designed)

Artist/maker

David, Helen (Designer)
English Eccentrics (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Screen-printed silk and discharge dyed

Object history note

One of three fabrics in three colourways T.297 to B-1988.

Descriptive line

Silk dress fabric 'Hands' screen-printed and discharge-dyed, designed by Helen David for English Eccentrics, Great Britain, 1986

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Screen printed; Discharge printed

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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