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  • Object:

    Carpet design

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1937 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    T. F. Firth & Sons Ltd. (manufacturers)
    British Rail (made for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil & bodycolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Firth Carpets Ltd.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case T, shelf 9

Physical description

Design for a carpet

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1937 (made)


T. F. Firth & Sons Ltd. (manufacturers)
British Rail (made for)

Materials and Techniques

pencil & bodycolour


Height: 455 mm, Width: 682 mm

Descriptive line

T.F. Firth & Sons. 'B284'. Carpet design for British Railways. British, 1937

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


Bodycolour; Pencil


Watercolour drawing


Floor coverings; Textiles; Designs; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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