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Wall Hanging - John Rodriquez, Girl & Flowers,1965-1975 Object Reg. No: HT 12402

Wall hanging featuring design of girl wearing a Spanish-style hat, surrounded by flowers. Designed by John Rodriquez, an influential Australian textile designer from the 1950s to 1970s. Screen printed by hand around the late 1960s to early 1970.
Wall hanging screen printed with a design of girl wearing a Spanish-style hat, surrounded by flower, in lime, teal and navy. A wooden rod secures the hanging at top and bottom. A hanging string is fixed to the top rod.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Patricia Rodriquez, 2006
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 620 mm (Height), 360 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: textiles, fabric designs, handcrafts, screen printing, textile manufacturing, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: John Rodriquez Textile Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Printmaking
Tertiary Classification: textiles
Inscriptions: Text: Rodriquez.
Artist: John Rodriquez, Prahran, Victoria, Australia, 1965-1975
Place & Date Made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1965-1975
References: Photocopies of old issues of Home Beautiful which display John's fabric designs have been offered by the donor.
Newspaper cuttings showing clothes made from Rodriquez-designed fabrics.

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