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Raspberry Lips

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1973 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wealleans, Jane (designer)
    Saunders, Susan (designer)
    OK Textiles Ltd (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen-printed synthetic satin

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.172-1973

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

OK Textiles Ltd of London were textiles designers and printers. It was founded by designer/directors Jane Wealleans and Susan Saunders in the early 1970s. Working under the snappy slogan 'If it runs we chase it', the firm concentrated on short runs of fashion and furnishing fabrics.

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of screen-printed synthetic satin. With a design consisting of a repeating motif of three fingers with painted fingernails holding raspberries up to red lips.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1973 (made)

Artist/maker

Wealleans, Jane (designer)
Saunders, Susan (designer)
OK Textiles Ltd (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Screen-printed synthetic satin

Dimensions

Length: 7.5 cm repeat, Width: 9 cm repeat, Length: 108 in

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric 'Raspberry Lips' of screen-printed synthetic satin, designed by Jane Wealleans and Susan Saunders, made by OK Textiles Ltd., Great Britain, 1973.

Materials

Satin

Techniques

Screen printed; Weaving

Subjects depicted

Lips; Fingers; Raspberries

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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