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Great British Tea Towels: Pat Albeck and the National Trust

Great British Tea Towels: Pat Albeck and the National Trust

by Matthew Rice


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Pat Albeck, who died in September 2017, was a prolific and well-known textile and homewear designer. Pat started work in the 1950s and continued working throughout her life, including for John Lewis, The National Trust, and Emma Bridgewater. She’s most famous as being "Queen of the Tea Towel," particularly with the National Trust, and worked with them to produce tea towels from the 1970s to the present day. The book will show 100 of Pat's tea towel designs, and her son Matthew Rice (also an illustrator and designer) gives a fascinating insight into the design process for each towel. The tea towels include National Trust houses and gardens and her iconic calendar designs, as well as showcasing her unique, retro, and quintessentially British textile design and illustration style.

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ISBN-13: 9781911358466
Publisher: National Trust
Publication date: 10/01/2018
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)

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