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Fabric Sample - John Rodriquez, 1960s-1970s Object Reg. No: HT 12432

Summary:
Piece of printed linen, probably a sample. Designed by John Rodriquez, an influential Australian textile designer from the 1950s to 1970s. Screen printed by hand.

John Rodriquez would put out about three or four colour combinations of each design. He supplied sample lengths to retailers, who took orders based on the samples. John would then screen print the fabric to order.
Description:
Piece of printed linen, possible a sample. Black border, with swirled pattern of brown, mustard and black on white. Hemmed.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Patricia Rodriquez, 2006
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: fabric designs, textiles, screen printing, handcrafts
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
Artist: John Rodriquez, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1965-1975

Date based on design.
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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