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Hanging

Hanging

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1997 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ting, Sharon (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-printed devoré silk and velvet

  • Museum number:

    T.168-1997

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Sharon Ting's richly coloured luxurious fabrics are produced in abstract designs using various techniques, including screen-printing, painting and devore. This vibrant piece combines bold geometric shapes, letters and figures.

Sharon Ting studied painted textiles at West Surrey College of Art and Design in Farnham from 1987-1990, and the Royal College of Art. In November 1992 Ting established her work workshop in which she creates designs for industrial production alongside a craft-based collection of wall hangings and fashion accessories.

Physical description

Hand-printed devoré silk and velvet hanging with a geometric pattern, an abstract design incorporating shapes and alphabetical letters.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1997 (made)

Artist/maker

Ting, Sharon (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-printed devoré silk and velvet

Marks and inscriptions

'Sharon Tring Handprinted Textiles London'
Label on reverse

Dimensions

Height: 227 cm, Width: 112 cm

Object history note

This hanging was designed especially for the Museum.

Sharon Ting is one of Britain's leading textile designers noted for her abstract and geometric designs with strong elements of colour and texture. She designs and makes all her work using a hand-printed devoré technique for both dress and furnishing textiles.

Descriptive line

Hand-printed devoré silk and velvet hanging, designed by Sharon Ting, London, 1997

Labels and date

Sharon Ting is one of Britain's leading textile designers noted for her abstract and geometric designs, with strong elements of colour and texture. Ting studied Printed Textiles at West Surrey College of Art and Design, Farnham and at the Royal College of Art. Her richly coloured luxurious fabrics are produced using various techniques including screen-printing, painting and devore. In November 1992 she set up her own workshop where she creates designs for industrial production alongside a craft-based collection of wall hangings and fashion accessories. This hanging was designed especially for the V&A. []

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Printed; Devoré (technique); Velvet weave

Categories

Textiles; Wall coverings

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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