Furnishing Fabric

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Materials and Techniques
woven and printed cotton
Brief Description
Furnishing fabric, printed, British, Morton Sundour Fabrics Ltd., from "Cumberland Prints" series, floral bouquet design, with three attached colourways
Dimensions
  • Width: 753mm
  • Length: 1028mm
Credit line
Given by Sara Lee Courtaulds
Object history
From Courtaulds Design Library, group C4. The Courtaulds Design Library principally contained records from the Courtaulds’ factories at Halstead and Bocking, Essex, and Halifax, and the large collection that came into Courtaulds’ possession through its acquisition of Morton Sundour and Edinburgh Weavers in 1963. The library was used by designers within Courtaulds and was also available for the use of Courtaulds’ customers. Following the acquisition of Courtaulds by the international corporation Sara Lee and the subsequent change in the business it was decided that the V&A would be the most appropriate location for the collection to enable it to be appreciated and used more fully. The Library was donated to the V&A by Sara Lee Courtaulds in 2001.
Other Number
F226/1 - design number
Collection
Accession Number
T.588-2018

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record createdFebruary 16, 2018
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