RUBRA, 1960

72 x 56cm
Hull Traders


Shirley Craven and Hull Traders – Revolutionary Post-War Fabrics and Furniture, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, 2009, King’s Lynn Arts Centre, 2010; Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, 2011
Revolutionary Fabrics and Furniture 1957-1980, Shirley Craven and Hull Traders, Lesley Jackson, Antique Collectors Club Ltd, 2009


The Victoria & Albert Museum
The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester




Althea McNish [ 1933 - 2020 ]

Althea McNish FCSD is a British textile designer of Trinidadian origin who has been called the first British designer of African descent to earn an international reputation. Born in Trinidad, McNish moved to Britain in the 1950s. She attended the London School of Printing and Graphic Arts, Central School of Arts & Crafts and the Royal College of Art.

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