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Not currently on display at the V&A

Hanging

1997 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

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.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Hand-printed devoré silk and velvet
Brief description
Hand-printed devoré silk and velvet hanging, designed by Sharon Ting, London, 1997
Physical description
Hand-printed devoré silk and velvet hanging with a geometric pattern, an abstract design incorporating shapes and alphabetical letters.
Dimensions
  • Height: 227cm
  • Width: 112cm
Marks and inscriptions
'Sharon Tring Handprinted Textiles London' (Label on reverse)
Gallery label
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.
Object history
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.
Summary
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.
Collection
Accession number
T.168-1997

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Record createdMay 26, 2004
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