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Bouquet Garni

Glass Towel
1959 (designed), 1960 (made)
Place of origin

Linen tea or glass towel with a printed design in green and black.

Object details
Object type
Materials and techniques
Printed linen
Brief description
Tea or glass towel 'Bouquet Garni' of printed linen, designed by Lucienne Day in 1959, made by Thomas Somerset & Co., Ireland, 1960
Physical description
Linen tea or glass towel with a printed design in green and black.
  • Width: 21in
  • Length: 31in
Production typeMass produced
Credit line
Given by the Council of Industrial Design
Object history
Historical significance: Winner of Design Centre Award in 1960.
Bibliographic reference
Crowther, Lily. Award Winning British Design 1957-1988. London: V&A Publishing, 2012.p.42
Accession number

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Record createdMay 8, 2008
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