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Object Name tray cloth
Collection Goldsmith Textile Collection & Constance Howard Gallery: Object Collection
Date 1950s possibly early 1960s.
Brief Physical Description A rectangular natural coloured linen tray cloth with a diagonal design at one corner of a blue bow with a pink rose and leaves on either side in cut work. Select this link for more description information.
Id Number Current Accession 3650
Location Creation Site Britain
Subject embroidery, lace, domestic textiles, tray cloth, British
Measurements Dimensions 450mm x 330mm
Number Of Items 1
Materials Used (aat) linen
Content And Subject Information The tray cloth would have been worked from a printed design and would have been purchased as such. Most embroiderers at the time would have had a collection of threads with which to work. There may have been instructions or an illustration with this particular cloth. Many were sent for through magazines.
Production Information Domestically embroidered from industrially produced design.
Rights Goldsmiths College, University of London. Constance Howard Resource and Research Centre in Textiles.
Techniques Used (aat) cut-work



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