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On display at V&A South Kensington
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Design

Design Drawing
1850 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Design for a textile pattern with large trefoils filled with a stylised pineapple motif and joined to each other by curving bands containing quatrefoil flowers. The spaces between the trefoils are filled with stylised thistle motifs. Full-size design with the pattern greatly elaborated, with many indications of stitches.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pencil with grey and purple washes
Brief Description
Design drawing by A.W.N. Pugin
Physical Description
Design for a textile pattern with large trefoils filled with a stylised pineapple motif and joined to each other by curving bands containing quatrefoil flowers. The spaces between the trefoils are filled with stylised thistle motifs. Full-size design with the pattern greatly elaborated, with many indications of stitches.
Dimensions
  • Height: 532mm
  • Width: 230mm
Marks and Inscriptions
Inscribed 'look at / old stuff / for these / borders'.
Associated Object
Bibliographic References
  • Robinson, J.C. The Treasury of Ornamental Art , 1857
  • Alexandra Wedgwood, A.W.N. Pugin and the Pugin Family , London; V&A, 1985, p. 228.
Collection
Accession Number
D.766-1908

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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