a selection of 20th century textiles

available from our shop Rennies Seaside Modern

(details at foot of page)


n.b. the tapestry ones do not have zips

Tapestry cushions Henry Vlll wives
Six wives of Henry Vlll lovingly worked in tapestry and turned into cushions with plain linen back.

rare Kenneth Rowntree Alphabet fabric, printed by Edinburgh Weavers, 1958 mounted framed and glazed,
some individual letters framed too £80 each Please enquire,
'A' 'Z' and a few others

Marion Mahler fabric cushion
vintage c.1953 Marion Mahler 'Temple' design fabric cushions, black linen reverse and piping two c.20" square @ £65
John Piper for Sanderson Chiesa della Salute pair of curtains
Pair of lined curtains with original screenprinted design by John Piper, for Sandersons,entitled Chiesa della Salute, 1960, c.112cms. (w) x 156cms. (l)
unusual Royal Navy famous royal shipping,
printed cotton length,with selvedges,
c.50"x57"/ 127 x 145cms.
Diolen 1970s groovy furnishing fabric
for that ultimate 1970s look, bolt of c. 14metres unused 70% polyester furnishing fabric by Diolen, c.48"/122cms. wide,
vintage 1950's barkcloth curtains anchor and wheel motif

set of four printed 1950s barkcloth curtains ( sewn together to make two larger curtains)
each c.38"/97cms. (w) x 84"/213cms. (l) £120

pair of fully lined 1950s printed barkcloth curtains, with unusual 'matchstick' design, each x 112cms./44 (w) x c. 120cms. /47" (l)

scarce original 1950's Raoul Dufy Cannes printed cotton curtain fabric, a Modern Masters original design,
some time staining,
(selvedge intact)
c.130cms. x 156cms.
£325 ( one piece available )

scarce original John Piper design, two curtain joined panel, 'Northern Cathedral',
produced by Sandersons 1962, fully lined,
160 x 230cms. (two joined)

Heals curtains

Armada designed by Nicola Wood for Heals c.1950's

Printed cotton fabric length with sharp repeat 'HM' - possibly Herman Miller display? c.1970s
c.188cms. x 88cms.

pair of 1960's printed cotton kitchen curtains c.44" (w) x 62" (l)

pair kitchen cupboard curtains
103cms (w) x 91cms (l) each

printed linen fabric
length of screenprinted brown on cream linen fabric,
(large repeat to design)
c. 126"/320cms. x 58"/147cms. £85
Heals textile

Length of Heals printed cotton fabric 'Palatine' designed by David Bartle
50" (127cms.)( w) x c.104" (264cms.)( l )£100

length of 1950's towelling unused and bright condition c.90cms. (w) x 120cms. (l) £25
1950's angelfish printed fabric
unused crisp length of vintage printed cotton fabric 'angelfish'
c.35"/89cms. x 72"/183cms.

Angel fish towelling length 1950s
1950s angelfish and weeds towelling length, c.93cms. x 143cms.
1950s towelling fish and seaweed

1950s fish and seaweeds towelling length
( hemmed for curtain at top edge)
c.93cms. x 133cms.

unused glazed cotton fabric length 'Old Master still-life' c. 51" (130cms.) (w) x 83" (211cms.) (l)

1940's crepe dress fabric
1940s silk crepe length of dress fabric,
c.36" /91cms.(w) x 100" / 254cms.(l)

scarce length of 1950s Lucienne Day Sequoia design barkcloth fabric, for Heals department store,
2 repeats in excellent bright condition
(c.130cms. x 327cms.full piece)

1930's embroidery1930's embroidery
1930s punch work needlework panel,
c.11" / 28cms. square,
1930s printed cottonlinen length with charming repeat of coloured chicks and florets,
c.125cms. x 92cms.(w)

rare Signature Fabrics printed skirt by Hans Moller of Associated American Artists , Jumbo Junket, fully captioned around hem, dated 1954,
(very small waist c.24"/61cms.,
c.78cms. drop.)

charming vintage needlepoint of squirrels and floral branches,
made into a cushion c. 14"/36cms. x 10.5"/27cms.
(the squirrels have the added charm of being in a finer/smaller needlepoint stitch)
vintage Danish Red Cross,
superb quality flags,
c.103cms. x 100cms.
unused old stock
£45 each (only two left)

1951 anniversary (Festival of Britain) embroidered panel, (some staining)
c.40cms. x 55cms.

Fab original 1960s bolster cushion cover from Carnaby Street Gear shop,

comforting 1940s pink waffle pure wool blanket ( single bed size)

mid century Scandanavian flat weave rug,
double sided,
c.174cms. x 88cms. approx.
framed original 1930s Marie Gudme Leth Hans Christian Anderson printed linen
charming c.1950s printed cotton fabric piece,
c.94cms. x 84cms. ( above cut corner)

framed original 1930s Marie Gudme Leth Hans Christian Anderson printed linen

framed original 1930s Marie Gudme Leth Hans Christian Anderson printed linen

20thc. Polish woven table runners,
£15 each

c.1960s traditional Welsh 'blanket' wool tea cosy and matching set of 6 place mats
Rennies Seaside Modern
47 the old high street
CT20 1RN

01144 (0) 1303 242427

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there are plenty of things tucked away.
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