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Textile design
  • Textile design
    Maynard, Alister, born 1903 - died 1976
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Textile design

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    c.1965 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Maynard, Alister, born 1903 - died 1976 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bodycolour drawing

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case T, shelf 33

Physical description

Design for a surrealist textile, a tattered and torn yellow parchment scroll reversing to bright pink against a dark green ground.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


c.1965 (designed)


Maynard, Alister, born 1903 - died 1976 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Bodycolour drawing


Height: 330 mm, Width: 208 mm

Descriptive line

Alistair Maynard. Surrealist torn yellow and pink parchment scroll design on green ground for a textile, British, c.1965.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

John Murdoch and Susan Lambert, Summary Catalogue of Textile Designs 1840-1985 in the V. & A. Museum and colour microfiche, Surrey: Emmett Microform, 1986




Watercolour drawing


Designs; Textiles; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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