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Table cloth

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Maison Helbronner Ltd. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered and printed linen, cardboard, silk threads and paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs P.M.E. Orr

  • Museum number:

    T.162&A-1987

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Embroidered linen table cloth (unfinished) and a cardboard box containing accessories.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Maison Helbronner Ltd. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered and printed linen, cardboard, silk threads and paper

Object history note

Registered File number 1987/997.

The embroidery was owned by the mother of the donor. Helbronner was an old established firm of embroiderers, suppliers of embroidery materials, and, from the 1890s, furnishing fabrics. They exhibited at the 1851 Exhibition from their premises, then in Oxford Street. In 1889 they exhibited items at the 'Arts and Crafts Exhibition' in Regent Street.

Descriptive line

Embroidered linen table cloth and a cardboard box, Maison Helbronner Ltd., Great Britain, ca. 1900

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Parry, L. Textiles of the Arts and Crafts Movement. London: Thames and Hudson, 1988, p. 128

Materials

Linen (material); Cardboard; Silk thread; Paper

Techniques

Embroidered; Printed

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Flowers

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles; Interiors; Needlework accessories; Household objects

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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