Archive for March, 2015

  • Mar232015
    Isabella Stewart Gardener, Blue Room Ref 1244 / 1569

    The Secrets of the Norfolk Tissue

    In the July of 1997 we were approached by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston USA to reweave the Blue Room textiles and reproduce two old wall covering designs.

    This lead to a summer of detective work and surprising discoveries.

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  • Mar042015
    345 Stanstead Damask Owen Jones

    The designs of Owen Jones

    In 1966 when I first joined the design studio at Warner & Sons Ltd, I soon became aware of the designer Owen Jones (1809-1874).

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