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Furnishing fabric - Tree of India

Tree of India

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Milton Keynes (manufactured)
    Great Britain (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1989 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Warner and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen printed and glazed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Eddie Squires

  • Museum number:

    T.1052-2000

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Length of screen printed and glazed cotton with large , exotic blossoms in various red and blue tones and leaves in several shades of green. The background is beige with fine white foliage. This length of fabric is a strike off or trial piece. Therefore, the pattern peters out at one end of the fabric. There is a stamp in the left upper corner of the design, giving details of the manufacturer.
Both selvedges are preserved and contain the following printed text: ' TREE OF INDIA Copyright (c) MCMLXXXIX design edition limited '.

Place of Origin

Milton Keynes (manufactured)
Great Britain (manufactured)

Date

1989 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Warner and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Screen printed and glazed cotton

Dimensions

Width: 127 cm, Length: 96.5 cm

Descriptive line

Length of screen printed and glazed cotton, with large, exotic red and blue flowers on a beige background, Strike Off, furnishing fabric, 20th century.

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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