Haemoglobin 8.26, Festival Pattern Group lace, 1951

Made:
1951-1959 in Nottingham
maker:
H Webster
and
A C Gill Limited

Sample of machine-embroidered cotton lace, green, raised haemoglobin 8.26 pattern, Witchcraft Lace, designed by H. Webster, Pattern number 5189, repeat 7 x 8.2 cm, made by A. C. Gill Ltd., Nottingham, based on crystallography by Max Perutz. Part of a collection of 83 samples designed for the 1951 Festival of Britain, based on X-ray crystallographic pattern.

Details

Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
1976-644/24
type:
textile sample
credit:
Gift of Dr. Helen Dick Megaw
status:
Permanent collection

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