Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright

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Frank Lloyd Wright
1960

A panel designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1958) for F Schumacher & Co, New York in 1955, as part of their Taliesin Line of Decorative Fabrics and Wallpapers , all designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. According to The Wright Library, former House Beautiful editor Elizabeth Gordon,  encouraged Wright in 1955 to develop a line of home furnishings with Schumacher, for people who did not live in one of his houses. The collection featured a set of 26 geometric-print textiles. It was called Taliesin Line, after FLW's  studio in Scottsdale, Arizona, where many of the designs were generated in collaboration with young employees in Wright’s firm.

Sandersons later printed this design as a screenprint. Design 103 from their Centenary Collection 1960

 

Description

Printed in cotton with a huge design of blocks and lines of colour using scarlet, saxe blue and grey, between thick black lines, the selvedges with Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for F Schaumacher & Co, New York and Sanderson Screenprint Design 103  and the number 7438-1, glazed finish,

Length 7ft 4 in; 2.2 m

Width 4ft; 1.23 cm

 

 

 

 

Condition

The fabric is an unused length and still has the glaze.

A length in the green colourway is in The Art Intitute of Chicago.

There is a light brown tea coloured mark to the bottom. 6 x 5 in ; 15 x 13 cm

Comments

This design first appeared in the 1955 sample book. http://www.steinerag.co/flw/Artifact%20Pages/Schumacher.htm#1955Line
Design No. 103. Fabric #775694 Blue & midnight.

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