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PETER STRIPES FABRICS

Australia commenced 1977

(organisation)

Peter STRIPES

Australia born 1941

designer

Gumnut babies 1979 Description: length of fabric featuring the Gumnut babies
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: textiles, fabric, screenprint, cotton

Primary Insc: Printed on right selvedge: "Peter Stripes"; printed on right selvedge: "Design Gumnut Babies ... Australiana Collection, printed in Australia" [map of Australia]
Dimensions: 350.0 h x 129.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3382

With gentle humour Gumnut babies 1979 by replicates for another generation the familiar and comforting images of 1930s childhood.


Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra