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Furnishing fabric - Window Box

Window Box

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1951 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Edgar, Jane (designer)
    Heal's (designed for)

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.215A-1951

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1951 (designed)

Artist/maker

Edgar, Jane (designer)
Heal's (designed for)

Descriptive line

printed, 1951, British; Edgar, Jane for Heals. "Window Box"

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Jane Edgar, A.R.C.A., N.R.D.

7 St James’s Road, Wandsworth Common, London, S.W.17.

One of the younger designers of to-day, Jane Edgar was trained at the Royal College of Art, South Kensington, and has already exhibited her designs in London, Brussels and Stockholm.
For some time she specialised in hand printed textiles, but recently has become known for her charmingly fresh designs for machine and screen printed fabrics, which have been reproduced by many leading manufacturers.
She produces successfully many different types of design – and throughout all her work can be noted her strong sense of pattern, and individual feeling for rich colour. She combines a fine appreciation of period design with a sound grasp of modern decorative tendencies.
pp. 122-125, includes three black white photographs of designs
Hayes Marshall, Herbert George. British Textile Designers Today. Leigh-on-Sea, England: F. Lewis (Publishers) Limited, 1939

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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