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Shade card - Lavenda Wool

Lavenda Wool

  • Object:

    Shade card

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1950s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ascher Ltd (designer)
    Lister & Co Ltd (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Card and wool yarn

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Zika Ascher

  • Museum number:

    T.272-1988

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1950s (made)

Artist/maker

Ascher Ltd (designer)
Lister & Co Ltd (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Card and wool yarn

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

Descriptive line

Sample card 'Lavenda Wool' containing wool yarns for hand-knitting, designed by Ascher Ltd., made by Lister & Co Ltd., England, 1950s

Materials

Card; Wool yarn

Categories

Textiles; Fashion; Shopping

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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