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1

Strawberry thief date and fabric

1883
100% cotton

2

Describe line in the design (2 points)

1. Elegant
2. Flowing

3

Describe colour in the design (3 points)

1. Primary colours
2. Strong
3. Bright

4

Describe texture in the design (1 point)

1. Woven

5

Describe shape and form in the design (4 points)

1. Man made
2. Symmetrical
3. Complex
4. Repeating

6

Describe pattern in the design (5 points)

1. Symmetrical
2. Complex
3. Repeating
4. Floral
5. Medieval

7

Describe function in the design (2 points)

1. Draped around furniture
2. Used for curtains

8

Describe target market in the design

Wealthy people, higher class

9

Describe the material of the design

Red azarin dye and yellow weld into a basic blue sheet

10

Influences (3)

1. Nature:
- Felt that the 'diligent study of nature' was important
- 'The forest tapestry concentrates on birds and strawberry thief

2. Medievalism:
While studying Classics at Oxford University, many of his designs take a medieval look

3. Middle Ages:
Heraldic Unicorn tapestry