British Artist Designer Textiles

British Artist Designer Textiles 20th century

Twentieth Century Design

From the first sixty years of the twentieth century. The early twentieth century saw a craft revival with hand block printed textiles. Roger Fry’s Omega Workshop with Vanessa Bell designs. Phyllis Barron & Dorothy Larcher, and the Crysede designs of Alec Walker. This section also includes Ascher and Jacqmar's propaganda scarves printed during WW2 and designed by Arnold Lever. Terence Conran's first design for the Festival of Britain. John Piper designed textiles for Sanderson's Centenary collection of 1960 and other mid century modern textiles. Vintage textiles and twentieth century design