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Coq Rouane

Furnishing Fabric
ca. 1950 (designed)
Place of origin

Linen furnishing fabric with a motif depicting a cockeral in beige and blue on an orange background.

Object details

Object type
TitleCoq Rouane (Assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Printed linen
Brief description
'Coq Rouane', printed linen furnishing fabric designed for Heals by Jane Edgar, English, ca. 1950
Physical description
Linen furnishing fabric with a motif depicting a cockeral in beige and blue on an orange background.
  • Width: 63cm
  • Length: 67cm
Credit line
Given by Heal & Son Ltd.
Object history
Acquired in 1995 as part of the Heal's archive
Bibliographic reference
Hayes Marshall, Herbert George. British Textile Designers Today. Leigh-on-Sea, England: F. Lewis (Publishers) Limited, 1939 pp. 122-125, includes three black white photographs of designs 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.
Other number
WE 158
Accession number

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Record createdMarch 13, 2000
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