Eco Home at the Geffrey Museum

Not only does the Geffrye Museum have a brilliant logo, but they also have an online resource for textiles.  The museum features furniture, textiles, paintings and decorative arts which are displayed in a series of period rooms from 1600 to present day.


Check out these patterns found in the 1950-1960s section.

Title / Model:Parapluie (pattern name)
Date:1950-1960 (designed)
Period:Twentieth century (1900-1999)
Name:Baratti, F. (designer)
Place:Netherlands (designed)
Material/Technique:woven cotton fabric, printed

Title / Model:Atomic (textile design name)
Date:1950-1957 (manufactured)
Period:Twentieth century (1900-1999)
Name:Hertzberger, W (designer)
Turnbull and Stockdale Ltd & Great Britain (manufacturer)
Place:England (manufactured)
Material/Technique:machine woven crepe cotton

Date:1950-1960 (manufactured)
Period:Twentieth century (1900-1999)
Material/Technique:glazed cotton fabric, printed

Showing at the museum currently is an Eco Home exhibit with works such as this winged armchair by Squint.

The Geffrye Museum located at: Kingsland Road London E2 8EA Tel: 020 7739 9893