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Lavenda Wool

Shade Card
1950s (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Sample card containing 12 different shades of Ascher's Lavenda wool yarn, for hand-knitting, in shades of mint green, medium green, pale yellow, apricot, pink, watermelon, caramel, taupe, violet, dark blue, lilac and sky blue.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Card and wool yarn
Brief Description
Sample card 'Lavenda Wool' containing wool yarns for hand-knitting, designed by Ascher Ltd., made by Lister & Co Ltd., England, 1950s
Physical Description
Sample card containing 12 different shades of Ascher's Lavenda wool yarn, for hand-knitting, in shades of mint green, medium green, pale yellow, apricot, pink, watermelon, caramel, taupe, violet, dark blue, lilac and sky blue.
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'ascher / FASHION SHADES / 100% PURE WOOL' (Printed on card)
  • 'GUARANTEED WASHABILITY / AND FAST COLOUR' (Printed on card)
  • 'MADE IN ENGLAND BY / LISTER & CO. LTD. / BRADFORD' (Printed on card)
  • 'LAVENDA / WOOL' (Printed on card)
Credit line
Given by Zika Ascher
Collection
Accession Number
T.272-1988

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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