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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
'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

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Swirls' wallpaper by Florence Broadhurst 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 September 2020, <https://ma.as/158376>

Wikipedia

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