Festival Pattern Group Fabric, 1951

Made:
1951 in Braintree
maker:
Marianne Straub
and
Warner and Sons

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Large sample of lime coloured fabric. Part of a collection of 83 samples designed for the 1951 Festival of Britain,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Large sample of lime coloured fabric. Part of a collection of 83 samples designed for the 1951 Festival of Britain,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Sample of jacquard-woven warp tapestry, made from wool, cotton and continuous filament rayon, afwillite 8.44 pattern furnishing fabric, lime green colourway, crystallography by Helen Megaw. Issued as 'Surrey' pattern, designed by Marianne Straub, manufactured by Warner & Sons, Braintree, Essex, England. Part of a collection of 83 samples designed for the 1951 Festival of Britain, based on X-ray crystallographic pattern. Width 127 cm in four colorways.

Details

Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
1976-644/35
Materials:
cotton, rayon, wool
type:
textile sample
credit:
Gift of Dr. Helen Dick Megaw
status:
Permanent collection

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