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Painted Desert

Description

Length of furnishing fabric entitled 'Painted Desert', designed by Althea McNish and manufactured by Hull Traders. Woven cotton satin screen printed with a repeating design of linear cactus motifs in vibrant shades of orange and yellow, outlined in black on a pink ground. British, 1959.

Museum reference

K.2014.21

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Fabric, furnishing / length

Production information

McNish, Althea, 1924 - 2020, Designer
Britain, EUROPE
Hull Traders Ltd, 1958 - 1971 (fl.), Manufacturer
Lancashire, England, EUROPE

Date

1959

Materials

Cotton

Exhibitions

  • Making and Creating (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

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