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14 December 2016



John Churton designed this for the Silver Studio in 1934, it was a textile but would also have made a beautiful rug. The ‘Titles by Publication Date’ list on our website reveals that we have six novels published in 1934: The Country Housewife’s Book  by Lucy H Yates, Miss Buncle’s Book  by DE Stevenson, Dinners for Beginners  by Rachel & Margaret Ryan, Harriet by Elizabeth Jenkins, They Knew Mr Knight by Dorothy Whipple and A London Child of the 1870s by Molly Hughes, but actually this very bold, modernist fabric would not have been right for any of them – except possibly for They Knew Mr Knight but even then one could not imagine Celia choosing it.

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