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Greetings card

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1979 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hartnell, Norman (designer)
    Hartnell (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Collage of card sewn with an artificial flower and leaves.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Betty Kenward

  • Museum number:

    E.28-1987

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 86

Physical description

Christmas and New Year greetings card sent by Norman Hartnell Ltd. to Mrs. Betty Kenward, Social Editor of Harpers and Queen. 1979.Signed in ink George Mitchison [Managing Director of Norman Hartnell Ltd.]. Inscribed with a personal message. Lettered inside with seasonal greetings.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1979 (made)

Artist/maker

Hartnell, Norman (designer)
Hartnell (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Collage of card sewn with an artificial flower and leaves.

Dimensions

Height: 17.4 cm folded, Width: 12.4 cm folded

Object history note

One of 8 greetings cards sent by the house of Norman Hartnell to Betty Kenward, the Social Editor of Harpers & Queen.

Descriptive line

Norman Hartnell. Christmas card embellished with beading, sequins, and gemstones.

Materials

Card; Sequins; Imitation jewels; Ribbon

Techniques

Beading; Embroidery

Categories

Christmas; Greeting cards; Embroidery; Fashion; Textiles; Collages

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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