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Ikebana

Furnishing Fabric
1971 (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Furnishing fabric of screen-printed cotton satin. With an abstract design, in black and greys on a white ground, of spheres and bubble forms partially enclosed by bold black 'U' shaped lines springing from the edges of the fabric.


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleIkebana (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Screen-printed cotton satin
Brief description
Furnishing fabric 'Ikebana' of screen-printed cotton satin, designed by Barbara Brown for Heal Fabrics Ltd., Great Britain, 1971
Physical description
Furnishing fabric of screen-printed cotton satin. With an abstract design, in black and greys on a white ground, of spheres and bubble forms partially enclosed by bold black 'U' shaped lines springing from the edges of the fabric.
Dimensions
  • Repeat length: 72cm
  • Length: 282cm
  • Width: 127.5cm
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'WOVEN & PRINTED IN ENGLAND TOP'
  • 'TOP HEAL'S IKEBANA DESIGNED BY BARBARA BROWN SHRINK RESISTING'
Credit line
Given by Heal Fabrics Ltd.
Object history
Design number WE 3630.
Collection
Accession number
CIRC.141-1976

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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