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Wall Hanging - John Rodriquez, Calendar, 1974 Reg. No: HT 12428
- Calender wall hanging, dated 1974. Designed by John Rodriquez, an influential Australian textile designer from the 1950s to 1970s. Screen printed by hand.
Rodriquez began making wall hanging calendars around 1966. In 1970, the Chadstone Progress noted that they 'are more in demand each year, particularly as Christmas gifts'. They were described as a 'popular accessory for the kitchen - useful as well as decorative' (1/7/1970, p.12).
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Patricia Rodriquez, 2006
|Dimensions:||940 mm (Height), 345 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|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Inscriptions:||Text: 1974/designed and handprinted in australia Rodriquez.|
|Artist:||John Rodriquez, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1974|
|Place & Date Made:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1974|
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.