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Textile, Prelude, 1986

This is a Textile. It was made by Stead McAlpin & Co.. It is dated 1986 and we acquired it in 1991. Its technique is screen printed on plain weave using ten rotary sreens. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Warner Fabrics, plc.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 314 x 143.5 cm (10 ft. 3 5/8 in. x 56 1/2 in.) Repeat H: 81.5 cm (32 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

along each side,"PRELUDE By MALCOLM COCKS Copyright (symbol) MCMLXXXVI By Warner and Sons Limited (arrow) Top".

Cite this object as

Textile, Prelude, 1986; Made by Stead McAlpin & Co. ; England; Warp x Weft: 314 x 143.5 cm (10 ft. 3 5/8 in. x 56 1/2 in.) Repeat H: 81.5 cm (32 1/16 in.); Gift of Warner Fabrics, plc; 1991-103-9

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