SCREEN PRINTED COTTON
45.5 x 66cm
The Sixties: Decade of Design Revolution, Lesley Jackson, Phaidon, 1998
20th Century Pattern Design: Textile & Wallpaper Pioneers, Lesley Jackson, Mitchell Beazley, 2002 V&A Pattern – Modern British Designers, V&A Publishing, 2012
Pattern Design, Elizabeth Wilhide, Thames & Hudson, 2018
Barbara Brown at the Whitworth Gallery, Manchester, 2017
The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester The Victoria & Albert Museum
British-born in 1932, Barbara Brown studied at Canterbury College of Art and then the RCA.Whilst at the RCA, Brown sold her first fabric to Heal’s and subsequently designed for them for the next two decades. Like Lucienne Day, she was working for Heal’s ‘without contract on an exclusive basis’. Her ‘Complex’ pattern won the CoID(Design Centre) Award in 1968.