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Furnishing fabric - 'Quarto'


  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lucienne Day, born 1917 - died 2010 (designed)
    Heal's (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Heal & Son Ltd.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furnishing fabric with a grid motif in black with blocks of white, blue and green on a blue ground

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1960 (made)


Lucienne Day, born 1917 - died 2010 (designed)
Heal's (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed cotton

Marks and inscriptions

'Heal's "Quarto" by Lucienne Day' 'woven and printed in England'
English; Selvedge


Width: 123 cm, Length: 382 cm

Object history note

Acquired in 1995 as part of the Heals archive

Descriptive line

'Quarto', printed cotton furnishing fabric by Lucienne Day for Heals, British, 1960

Production Note

Reason For Production: Retail






Textiles; Interiors

Production Type

Mass produced


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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