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Furnishing fabric - Nankeen Lily

Nankeen Lily

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1963-1994 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen printed linen-cotton-mix

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Eddie Squires

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Piece of fabric, woven from 58% linen and 42% cotton. It is screen printed with white and salmon-coloured lilies with green leaves. The background consists of three broad stripes in red, brown and beige. Three edges are oversewn and there is a label on the back.
Both selvedges are preserved and contain the following printed text: ' "MICROCHIP" Designed by EDDIE SQUIRES For The STUDIO COLLECTION By Warner Copyright (c) MCMLXXXI By Warner & Sons Limited '.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (manufactured)


1963-1994 (manufactured)


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

Materials and Techniques

Screen printed linen-cotton-mix


Width: 70 cm, Length: 69 cm

Descriptive line

Piece of linen-cotton mix with screen printed white and salmon lilies on red, brown and beige background, furnishing fabric, 20th century.


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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