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designed by Silver, Arthur,
Liberty & Co. Ltd, 1891

A textile designed by Arthur Silver of the Silver Studio and sold by Liberty & Co. Ltd in 1891. This textile is an example of indigo-discharge printing on cotton, with a Japanese design of irises on a white ground. This sample was sold as a dress print to Liberty in July 1891 for 3 guineas.

Object Number

ST918

Indigo-discharge block printed cotton.


height: 340mm (mounted)

width: 325mm

Further Reading

Hendon, Zoe. Japantastic: Japanese-Inspired Patterns for the British Home, 1880-1930. Blurb.com, 2010.

Katagami Style , Mabuchii, Akiko; Takagi, Yoko; Nagasaki, Iwao, Ikeda, Yuko Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo; The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; Mie Prefectural Art Museum; Nikkei Inc.,2012

Katagami Style [English language], Mabuchii, Akiko; Takagi, Yoko; Nagasaki, Iwao, Ikeda, Yuko: Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo; The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; Mie Prefectural Art Museum; Nikkei Inc.;

Hendon, Zoe. The Silver Studio and the Art of Japan, Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture, 2013

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black
white

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