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Furnishing fabric - Galleria

Galleria

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (manufactured)
    Italy (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1993 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bottle, Neil, born 23 (designer)
    Warner and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen printed cotton and woven mixed materials

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Eddie Squires

  • Museum number:

    T.972-2000

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Swatch made up from three colourways of screen printed cotton, named Galleria, each with a small square of woven fabric, named Romana, attached. Each piece has a label on the back.

1st colourway of Galleria: A marbled design in beige and green tones with black architectural drawings. Some of these architectural motifs are also used on T.924 and 925-2000. Both selvedges are preserved and contain the following printed text: ' GALLERIA Designed By NEIL BOTTLE For Warner Fabrics (c) Copyright MCMLXCIII By Warner Fabrics PLC '. Parts of this text are also repeated on the selvedge of the other two colourways. There is also a cushion cover made from this colourway in the collection (T.60-2001).
1st colourway of Romana: Sewn to the previous piece. A small square of woven fabric with four pinked edges. A label on the back gives the material as ' various ' and Italy as the provenance. The pattern consists of beige floral silhouettes on blue-green ground.
2nd colourway Galleria: Orange, beige and green with brown architectural designs. The left selvedge is preserved, the other edges are oversewn.
2nd colourway Romana: Sewn to the previous piece. Beige floral silhouettes on green-brown ground.
3rd colourway Galleria: Turquoise, beige and orange with black architectural designs. The left selvedge is preserved, the other edges are oversewn.
3rd colourway Romana: Sewn to the previous piece. Beige floral silhouettes on brown-orange ground.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (manufactured)
Italy (manufactured)

Date

1993 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Bottle, Neil, born 23 (designer)
Warner and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Screen printed cotton and woven mixed materials

Dimensions

Width: 143.5 cm Galleria 1, Length: 99 cm Galleria 1, Width: 20 cm Romana 1, 2 and 3, Length: 20 cm Romana 1, 2 and 3, Width: 71.5 cm Galleria 2, Length: 68 cm Galleria 2, Width: 71.5 cm Galleria 3, Length: 68.5 cm Galleria 3

Descriptive line

Swatch made up from 3 colourways of screen printed cotton, each with a small squares of woven fabric attached, furnishing fabric, 20th century.

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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