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Design - More Mecca Ballroom Fabric

More Mecca Ballroom Fabric

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1968 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Squires, Eddie, born 1940 - died 1995 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bodyclour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Eddie Squires

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case T, shelf 122

Physical description

Design for a textile showing a couple ballroom dancing. He wears a blue suit and she a yellow dress. They are set against a large pink circle and surrounded by balloons and streamers on a green ground. There is a colour chart along the right edge. The design is unfinished and some underdrawing is visible. There are pin holes in the corners.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1968 (designed)


Squires, Eddie, born 1940 - died 1995 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Bodyclour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

47" x 30" / Aug 68.
Date; Bottom right; handwriting; pen and ink; Squires; 1968

1968. / ES.
Signature; date; On the reverse; handwriting; pen and ink; squires; 1968


Height: 52.2 cm, Width: 63.5 cm

Descriptive line

Textile design by Eddie Squires entitled 'More Mecca Ballroom', 1968.


Bodycolour; Paper



Subjects depicted

Balloons; Dancers; Kitsch



Production Type



Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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