Work of the month

2004.23.41

Untitled (Mermaid)

In Wartime Sydney, fabrics and dyes were in short supply. In the early years of the war heavy cotton was available, and single colour printing was mainly done. This design is from that period. It shows mermaids frolicking and seahorses along with coral and seaweed. Avis was sometimes given pieces of the fabrics she had designed...

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