Textiles

Much of our textile collection was designed for British homes between about 1880 and the 1960s. Many textiles were produced for well-known manufacturers such as Liberty & Co and Sandersons. We have examples of both printed and woven furnishing fabrics and some examples of dress fabrics.

collection of multicoloured textiles from MoDA's collection

Many were produced for well-known manufacturers such as Liberty & Co and Sandersons. We have examples of both printed and woven furnishing fabrics and some examples of dress fabrics. We also have textiles by several mid-century designers including Enid Marx, Lucienne Day, Marion Mahler, Sylvia Chalmers, Barbara Brown, and John Piper, and Phyllis Barron.

View a selection of textiles from our collection