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Fabric Sample - John Rodriquez, 1960s-1970s Reg. No: HT 12432
- 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.
- 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
|Tagged with:||fabric designs, textiles, screen printing, handcrafts, innovation design|
|Themes this item is part of:||John Rodriquez Textile Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Artist:||John Rodriquez, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1965-1975
Date based on design.
|Place & Date Made:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1965-1975|
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.