Haemoglobin 8.26 'Rings' Festival Pattern Group furnishing fabric, 1951

1951 in Braintree
Marianne Straub
Warner and Sons

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1 large sampled of grey fabric in unknown pattern, also attached are smaller samples of the same pattern in black, red
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Sample of screen-printed cotton, haemoglobin 8.26 furnishing fabric, grey colurway, 'Rings' pattern, based on crystallography by Max Perutz, designed by Marianne Straub, manufactured by Warner & Sons, Braintree, Essex, England. Also attached are smaller samples of the same pattern in black, red and blue colourways. Part of a collection of 83 samples designed for the 1951 Festival of Britain, based on X-ray crystallographic pattern.


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cotton and textile
textile sample
Gift of Dr. Helen Dick Megaw

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