SCREEN PRINTED SATIN COTTON
77 x 166cm
The Victoria & Albert Museum’s Textile Collection, British Textile Design From 1940 to the Present, Ngozi Ikoku, V&A Publications, 1999
Twentieth Century Textiles, Sue Kerry Antique Collectors Club, 2007 British Textiles, 1700 to the Present, Linda Parry, V&A Publishing, 2010 V&A Pattern – Heal’s, V&A Publishing, 2012
Twentieth Century Textiles, Francesca Galloway Gallery, 2007 Barbara Brown at the Whitworth Gallery Manchester, 2017
The Victoria & Albert Museum
The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester Minneapolis Institute of Art, USA
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.