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Mold, Winifred,
Marshall Roberts Ltd, 1924

This roller-printed cretonne was designed by Winifred Mold for the Silver Studio and manufactured by Marshall Roberts Ltd in 1924. ‘Cretonne’ is a strong, printed cotton fabric, suitable for furnishings This textile features sprays of flowers and plant motifs with exotic Chinese-inspired birds. 'Chinoiserie' designs such as this were popular among British consumers during the 1920s.

Object Number

ST407

roller printed cretonne


height: 780mm
width: 900mm

Further Reading

Protheroe, Keren. Bloom and Blotch: The Floral Print and Modernity in the Textile Designs of Winifred Mold and Minnie McLeish 1910-1930, unpublished PhD thesis, Kingston University, 2013.

Colour

black
grey

Style

Jacobean inspired

Design

Animals
   > Birds
Floral

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