Not currently on display at the V&A


ca. 1930 (made)
Place of origin

Woven furnishing fabric sample of wool warp and weft.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Woven wool
Brief description
Furnishing fabric sample of wool, designed and made by Rodier, France, ca. 1930
Physical description
Woven furnishing fabric sample of wool warp and weft.
  • Length: 27.5cm
  • Width: 31cm
Production typeMass produced
Object history
Rodier was well known for woven dress fabrics made from unusual yarns. He expanded into furnishing fabrics in the 1920s.
Historical context
Paul Rodier supplied some of the textiles for the luxury liner Ille de France. One of the few manufacturers to make 'authentic' Cubist fabrics, Rodier produced some woven abstracts designed by Picasso for the interior designer Jean-Michel Frank.
Associated object
T.435-1980 (Duplicate)
Bibliographic reference
Jackson, L. Twentieth Century Pattern Design. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2002, p54
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Record createdDecember 7, 2007
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