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97/322/1-7/148 Wallpaper sample, 'Swirls' from wallpaper sample book, 'Vol 8', paper / ink, Florence Broadhurst Wallpapers Pty Ltd, Paddington, New South Wales, Australia, 1973. Click to enlarge.

‘Swirls’ wallpaper by Florence Broadhurst

Made by Broadhurst, Florence, 1970-1975.

'Swirls' is characteristic of Sydney wallpaper designer and manufacturer Florence Broadhurst's fluid abstract foil wallpaper designs of the 1960s and 70s.

Summary

Object No.

97/322/1-7/148

Object Statement

Wallpaper sample, 'Swirls' from wallpaper sample book, 'Vol 8', paper / ink, Florence Broadhurst Wallpapers Pty Ltd, Paddington, New South Wales, Australia, 1973

Physical Description

Wallpaper sample titled 'Swirls', from wallpaper sample book. The sample features a swirl pattern in light and dark green on a metallic silver background and is numbered '8-155' on the reverse.

Marks

Sample number inscribed centre verso, stamped in blue ink "8-155".
Title inscribed centre verso, handwritten in red ink "A/B SWIRLS" and lower centre verso

Dimensions

Height

498 mm

Width

348 mm

Production

Made

Broadhurst, Florence 1970-1975

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Swirls' wallpaper by Florence Broadhurst 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 January 2020, <https://ma.as/158376>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/158376 |title='Swirls' wallpaper by Florence Broadhurst |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=28 January 2020 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
This object is currently on display in The Ideal Home at the Powerhouse Museum.

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