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Mixmaster Cover - John Rodriquez, Bauble Tree Design, circa 1965-1975 Object Reg. No: HT 12413

Mixmaster cover printed with tree motif in red, pink and cherry, circa late 1960s - early 1970s. Designed by John Rodriquez, an influential Australian textile designer from the 1950s to 1970s. Screen printed by hand.
Red, hot pink and cherry-coloured padded cover, featuring the same tree motif on each of its four sides. Pointed at top, where the four sides meet. Cover is square at the base.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Patricia Rodriquez, 2006
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 320 mm (Height), 240 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Object has squre base when extended to full 3D shape. Each side of base is 240 mm.

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Tagged with: fabric designs, textiles, handcrafts, screen printing, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: John Rodriquez Textile Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Printmaking
Tertiary Classification: textiles
Inscriptions: Text: Rodriquez.
Artist: John Rodriquez, Melbourne, 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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