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Textile, Cat and Tinned Eye, 1971

This is a Textile. It was designed by David Exley and made by David Exley. It is dated 1971 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen printed and air-brushed dyes on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eddie Squires. It is credited Gift of Eddie Squires and Richard Reiche.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 192 x 91.5 cm (6 ft. 3 9/16 in. x 36 in.) Repeat H: 61 cm (24 in.)

It is inscribed

Written in pencil on rear of lower right, "CATS HEAD AND SARDINE CAN WITH EYE. BY DAVID CHARLES EXLEY. SCREEN PRINTED AND AIR-BRUSHED DYES ON PRE-DYED YELLOW GROUND. FINE COTTON. 191.4 x 91 wide (CMS). 1972"

Cite this object as

Textile, Cat and Tinned Eye, 1971; Designed by David Exley (1948 – 1990); England; cotton; Warp x Weft: 192 x 91.5 cm (6 ft. 3 9/16 in. x 36 in.) Repeat H: 61 cm (24 in.); Gift of Eddie Squires and Richard Reiche; 1991-102-3

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