Tibor Reich fabric panel and related articles (9)

Made 1964-1966

This jacquard weave souvenir strip wall hanging known as ‘Houses’ was designed by Tibor Reich. Commissioned by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in 1964, Reich designed and printed a commemorative tapestry to celebrate the opening of the New Shakespeare Centre on the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth. Public interest in the panels was so high, that replicas were produced enabling visitors to Stratford-upon-Avon to purchase a portable souvenir of ‘high artistic merit’.

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Summary

Object No.

2012/70/5

Physical Description

Objects related to Tibor Reich including a souvenir wall hanging, brochures (5) and related articles (4), paper / cotton, made by Clifford Mills, Clifford Chambers, United Kingdom, 1964-1966. Includes:

1. Souvenir tapestry strip wall hanging, 'Houses', woven, wool, designed by Tibor Reich, made by Clifford Mills, Clifford Chambers, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom, 1964

2. Brochure for Tibor fabrics, paper, Clifton Mills, Clifford Chambers, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom. 1964

3. Brochure, 'Shakespeare Festival Celebrations 1769, Commemorative Printed and Woven Tapestry Panels 1969', paper, maker unknown, United Kingdom, 1969

4. Brochure for Tibor fabrics, paper, Clifton Mills, Clifford Chambers, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom, 1964-1969

5. Advertising brochure for Tibor Fabrics, paper, Clifford Mills, Clifford Chambers, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom, 1964

6. Advertising brochure for Tibor Fabrics, paper, Clifford Mills, Clifford Chambers, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom, 1965

7. Magazine article for Tibor fabrics, paper, reprinted from 'Cabinet Maker and Retail Furnisher', United Kingdom, 1966

8. Magazine article, 'Man of Vision ; Tibor Reich', paper, written by Edna Beech, reprinted from the 'Warwickshire & Worcestershire' and 'Birmingham Illustrated', United Kingdom, 1964

9. Magazine article, 'Tibor Honours the Bard', reprinted from Cabinet Maker and Retail Furnisher, United Kingdom, 1964

History

Notes

Designed by Tibor Reich, this souvenir strip fabric panel known as 'Houses', associated articles and advertising material were collected by George Feher, a textile designer employed by Ingot Mills from 1940-1960.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of George Feher, 2012

Acquisition Date

15 June 2012

Cite this Object

Harvard

Tibor Reich fabric panel and related articles (9) 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 15 October 2018, <https://ma.as/417444>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/417444 |title=Tibor Reich fabric panel and related articles (9) |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=15 October 2018 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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