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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1905 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Warner and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Trowbridge Museum, Wiltshire

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sample of woven silk fabric.

Place of Origin

London (made)


1905 (designed)


Warner and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Woven silk

Marks and inscriptions

Reference number:
40999, Vest 91, 17/10 1905, Warner & Sons, British

Object history note

This textile sample forms part of a very large collection of samples donated to the V&A by Trowbridge Museum (T.359 to T.461-1997). The samples were given to Trowbridge Museum by the department store H.J. Kent, who acted as an agent for Warner & Sons, according to the Warners' archivist. Agents' samples were generally smaller than those retained by the company itself. As Trowbridge Museum, who focus on local industries, felt that these samples fell outside their collecting policy they decided to gift the collection to us in 1994.

Descriptive line

Sample of woven silk fabric, Warner & Sons, London, 1905


Silk (textile)






Textiles and Fashion Collection

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