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92/191-16/5 Artwork, textile design, gouache on paper, Dahl Collings, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia or New York, USA, 1950-53. Click to enlarge.

Textile design by Dahl Collings

Made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1950-53.

Between 1950 and 1954 Dahl Collings created two folios of textile designs. Some were displayed in the Australian Trade Centre at the Rockefeller Centre, New York city where she was working as a display planner, while her husband Geoffrey Collings worked as a picutre editor with the United Nations.

On her return to Australia, Dahl entered the Leroy-Alcorso Textile Design Prize of 1954, also known as the ?Signature Prints? competition, which aimed to promote the work of Australian artists and de...

Summary

Object No.

92/191-16/5

Object Statement

Artwork, textile design, gouache on paper, Dahl Collings, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia or New York, USA, 1950-53

Physical Description

Textile design, gouache on paper, abstract pattern in yellow, black and red on cream ground, label numbered '1000' on top left corner, (possibly Leroy-Alcorso competition entry number - see others), signed 'Dahl Collings' at lower right corner, label with Dahl Collings' Castlecrag address on the back, Dahl Collings, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia or New York, USA, 1950-53.

Dimensions

Height

590 mm

Width

474 mm

Production

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Textile design by Dahl Collings 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 August 2019, <https://ma.as/123667>

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