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Tea Towel - John Rodriquez, Red Apples, post 1970 Reg. No: HT 12422
- Tea towel with apples and leaves pattern, post 1970. Designed by John Rodriquez, an influential Australian textile designer from the 1950s to 1970s. Screen printed by hand.Several designs were produced, similar to later and current designs, except that since around 1988 (when Rimian took over) the printing has been computerised rather than done by hand.
- Red apples and green leaves on white background.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Patricia Rodriquez, 2006
|Dimensions:||780 mm (Height), 460 mm (Width)|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||Text: designed & handprinted in australia pure linen Rodriquez.|
|Artist:||John Rodriquez, Prahran, Victoria, Australia, 1970 or later|
|Place & Date Made:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970 or later|
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.