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85/2243 Fabric length, sketches (2) and design, 'Black Opal', screenprinted textile, Frances Burke Fabrics, Victoria, Australia, 1945-1960. Click to enlarge.

‘Black Opal’ by Frances Burke

in Australia, Oceania

Fabric length, sketches (2) and design, ‘Black Opal’, screenprinted textile, Frances Burke Fabrics, Victoria, Australia, 1945-1960.

Light and dark orange, red, maroon, grey, green on cotton. Single large format design of overlapping, roller applied, colours beginning with a central light orange core and progressing to darker colours.

Summary

Object No.

85/2243

Object Statement

Fabric length, sketches (2) and design, 'Black Opal', screenprinted textile, Frances Burke Fabrics, Victoria, Australia, 1945-1960

Physical Description

Fabric length, sketches (2) and design, 'Black Opal', screenprinted textile, Frances Burke Fabrics, Victoria, Australia, 1945-1960.

Light and dark orange, red, maroon, grey, green on cotton. Single large format design of overlapping, roller applied, colours beginning with a central light orange core and progressing to darker colours.

Production

Notes

Frances Mary Burke (1904-1994)

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Frances Burke under the Australian Government Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 1985

Acquisition Date

11 November 1985

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Harvard

'Black Opal' by Frances Burke 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 8 December 2019, <https://ma.as/38925>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/38925 |title='Black Opal' by Frances Burke |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=8 December 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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