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Jewelled Sky

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1980s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thatcher Palmer, Sue, born 1947 (designer)
    Warner and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen printed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Eddie Squires

  • Museum number:

    T.1071-2000

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Length of screen printed cotton with facetted green and yellow gemstones overlapping silver disks on grey ground. Wavy bands in four colours cut across the design, which has some dark stains in the centre. The fabric is executed in a satin weave and therefore shiny.
One selvedge is preserved and contains the following printed text: ' : JEWELLED SKY : DESIGNED FOR WARNER'S BY SUE ', the rest is cut off.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (manufactured)

Date

1980s (made)

Artist/maker

Thatcher Palmer, Sue, born 1947 (designer)
Warner and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Screen printed cotton

Dimensions

Width: 62.5 cm, Length: 77 cm

Descriptive line

Length of screen printed cotton with green-yellow gemstones overlapping silver disks on a shiny grey ground, furnishing fabric, 20th century.

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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