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Textile Sample

31/12/1938 (design registered)

Woven Check

Object details

Object type
Brief description
Woven Check
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: BT53/127
Other number
389390 - patent number
Accession number

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Record createdSeptember 9, 2021
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