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Scarf

  • Place of origin:

    London (sold)
    Merton Abbey (printed)

  • Date:

    1928 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Liberty & Co. Ltd. (retailer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand block printed, figured silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr Anna Rapp

  • Museum number:

    T.437-1977

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Long scarf of hand block printed, figured silk with a border design of peacock feathers in pink, greens, blue and purple. It is machine hemmed and has a black ground figured with a repeating pattern of leaves.

Place of Origin

London (sold)
Merton Abbey (printed)

Date

1928 (made)

Artist/maker

Liberty & Co. Ltd. (retailer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand block printed, figured silk

Marks and inscriptions

'LIBERTY MADE IN ENGLAND'
Woven, sewn in brown and cream label

Dimensions

Length: 60 in, Length: 152 cm, Width: 17.25 in, Width: 43.5 cm

Descriptive line

Scarf of hand block printed figured silk, printed at Merton Abbey, retailed by Liberty & Co. Ltd., London, ca. 1928

Categories

Fashion; Clothing; Accessories; Textiles; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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