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Hanging (curtains)
(early 1930s)

linocut and block printed linen, cotton
(a) 144.7 × 52.2 cm irreg.
(b) 144.5 × 31.0 cm irreg.
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mr Richard Derham, 1988
© Michael O'Connell/DACS, London. Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Natural linen with grand vignettes juxtaposed amongst pink, orange, yellow, peach and blue wavy lines. Printed with human and animal figures, birds and a mermaid set inside vignettes, in purple, pink, green and orange. The edges are turned over and finished with blue bias-binding. The top is turned over and is finished with curtain tape machine stitched to the back.