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The Last Supper

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Milton Keynes (manufactured)
    Great Britain (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1975 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Squires, Eddie, born 1940 - died 1995 (designer)
    Warner and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen printed cotton with oversewn edges

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Eddie Squires

  • Museum number:

    T.999-2000

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Length of screen printed cotton, decorated with an interpretation of Da Vinci's 'Last Supper' in brown-, green- and yellow-tones. The original design is embellished with floral and astronomical borders, historic background scenes and exotic furnishings. The design is the same as on T.1000-2000, but in a different colour scheme.
Both selvedges are preserved and contain the following printed text: ' "THE LAST SUPPER" from SPRINGS OF WISDOM: Printed in England for Warner & Sons Ltd. ' The other two edges of the fabric are oversewn.

Place of Origin

Milton Keynes (manufactured)
Great Britain (manufactured)

Date

1975 (made)

Artist/maker

Squires, Eddie, born 1940 - died 1995 (designer)
Warner and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Screen printed cotton with oversewn edges

Dimensions

Width: 141 cm, Length: 73.3 cm

Descriptive line

Piece of screen printed cotton with a reproduction after da Vinci's "Last Supper" in brown-, green- and yellow-tones; furnishing fabric, 20th century.

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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