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Milky Way

Curtain
1937 (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Curtain of jacquard woven cottons. Pale blue satin finish ground with a drop repeat, abstract pattern of floating ribbons crossing a 'cloud' formation scattered with stars in beige cotton gimp and white cotton.



Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleMilky Way (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Jacquard woven cotton, satin
Brief description
Curtain of jacquard woven cottons, 'Milky Way', designed by Ashley Havinden for Edinburgh Weavers, Carlisle, 1937.
Physical description
Curtain of jacquard woven cottons. Pale blue satin finish ground with a drop repeat, abstract pattern of floating ribbons crossing a 'cloud' formation scattered with stars in beige cotton gimp and white cotton.

Dimensions
  • Length: 67in
  • Width: 31in
Marks and inscriptions
Object history
'Milky Way' was produced as a furnishing fabric and a co-ordinated hand-knotted rug by Edinburgh Weavers.
Collection
Accession number
T.276-1977

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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