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Textile Sample

12/01/1923 (design registered)
Artist/Maker

Textile sample, printed cotton fabric, yellow, purple and red abstract floral pattern on a black ground, manufactured by Ramsden Wood Print Works Ltd, registered with the Manchester Patent Office, Manchester, England, 1923.


Object details

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Object type
Materials and techniques
Brief description
Textile sample, printed cotton fabric, yellow, purple and red abstract floral pattern on a black ground, manufactured by Ramsden Wood Print Works Ltd, registered with the Manchester Patent Office, Manchester, England, 1923.
Credit line
Given by the Public Record Office
Object history
This numbered fabric sample comes from a large group of designs that were registered individually by manufacturers between 1914 and 1946 at the Manchester Design Registry. The collection was given to the V&A by the Public Record Office in 1960 after the closure of the Manchester Design Registry. Samples have been formally accessioned by the V&A gradually since 1966. The remaining textiles were formally acquired in 2021. The Manchester Design Registry textiles are duplicates of samples held in the Board of Trade Design Register at The National Archives, and by consulting the registration details there, it has been possible to date and identify the manufacturers of these designs.
Bibliographic reference
Board of Trade Design Register: BT 53/115
Other number
182226 - patent number
Collection
Accession number
T.750-2021

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Record createdSeptember 8, 2021
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