The Pattern Sale

Fri 20th Nov, 2020|The Auction Centre, Leyburn | Starts 10:30am

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20% + VAT (24% in total) 

 

Payments: In an attempt to protect staff and clients, we are unable to take cash payments until further notice. We respectfully request you make payments on line or by debit/credit card.

 

Please note: Accounts and collections will close at 2pm on Saturday sale days 

Sale Information

The Pattern Sale is a celebration of colour, fabric and the extraordinary wealth of design created over the span of a century, comprising two private collections, A Private Collection of Fabric Sample Books and The John Barker Archive.

 

The main body of The Pattern Sale is made up of over 170 fabric and textile sample books, which have been amassed over 30 years by the owner for historical reference and design inspiration and contain nearly 130,000 individual fabric samples. A fascinating snapshot of Manchester textile design in the mid-19th century comes in the form of the John Barker Archive, a well-documented collection of over 800 sketches and designs for fabric and wallpaper executed between 1860 and 1872 by John Barker of Salford.

 

The Sale will be previewed in The Pattern Exhibition, and accompanied by a specialist Talk & Tour Day.

 


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