About this object

A rectangular piece of thin calico printed with a diagonal pattern that alternates between red and black 's' scroll foliage filled with seed-like designs.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Jessie Vera Lawford Brown
  • Place made
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Hampshire: Yateley
  • Date made
    1965 before
  • Materials
    Ink; Textile Cotton
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Miss Jessie Brown
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Hampshire: Yateley
  • Date collected
    1965 before
  • Measurements
    327 mm x 645 mm
  • Note
    The two designs are printed onto one piece of cloth and each design has been given a seperate accession number. The designs shown here were based on paper designs produced by Irma Bailey in Sikkim and Bhutan and she facilitated this donation from Jessie Brown to Liverpool Museum in 1965. Jessie Brown notes in her letter to Elaine Tankard that several designs were also based on Nepalese sunshades that she owned. Written by Emma Martin. See photograph essay at: http://digitalcommons.macalester.edu/himalaya/vol35/iss2/6/
  • Related people
    Jessie Vera Lawford Brown ( Artist/maker)
Object view = Humanities
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