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Design for a rug
  • Design for a rug
    Paul Nash, born 1889 - died 1946
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Design for a rug

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1936 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paul Nash, born 1889 - died 1946 (artist)
    Symonds, Robert Weymiss (designed for)
    Edinburgh Weavers (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Margaret Nash

  • Museum number:

    E.5205-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case T, shelf 27

Physical description

Design for a hooked rug, inscribed by the artist 'Design for rug 5'6'' square. 6 colours', with a list of the colours employed and with a note and numbered on the back '7508/14742'.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1936 (made)

Artist/maker

Paul Nash, born 1889 - died 1946 (artist)
Symonds, Robert Weymiss (designed for)
Edinburgh Weavers (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

'Design for rug 5'6'' square. 6 colours'
Inscribed by the artist

Inscribed with a list of the colours employed and with a note

'7508/14742'
Numbered on the back

Dimensions

Height: 30.48 cm, Width: 30.80 cm

Descriptive line

Paul Nash. Design for a hooked rug for Robert Symonds and Edinburgh Weavers. British, 1936.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1960 and 1961 London: HMSO, 1964
John Murdoch and Susan Lambert, Summary Catalogue of Textile Designs 1840-1985 in the V. & A. Museum and colour microfiche, Surrey: Emmett Microform, 1986

Materials

Pencil; Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Rug

Categories

Textiles; Drawings; Designs; Floor coverings; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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