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Furnishing fabric - Tivoli

Tivoli

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1967 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hall, Peter (designer)
    Heal Fabrics Ltd. (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine-screen printed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Heal & Son Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.27-1968

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Heal Fabrics Ltd., London, was founded in 1941 as a subsidiary of the long-established firm Heal & Son and was originally known as Heal's Wholsesale and Export Ltd.. After the Second World War the company began to specialize in furnishing fabrics and in 1958 changed its name to Heal Fabrics. Under the visionary direction of Tom Worthington (1948-1971) the company secured a worldwide reputation for issuing well-designed contemporary fabrics.

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of machine-screen printed cotton in yellow, buff and olive-green.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1967 (made)

Artist/maker

Hall, Peter (designer)
Heal Fabrics Ltd. (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Machine-screen printed cotton

Dimensions

Length: 48 in, Width: 108 in

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric 'Tivoli' of machine-screen printed cotton, designed by Peter Hall for Heal Fabrics Ltd., Great Britain, 1967

Materials

Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Screen printed

Subjects depicted

Stylized flowers

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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