Historic Printed Textiles from Zyrardow Linen factory

The Historic Printed Textile Archives created during 6 month Scholarship funded by The Polish Ministry of Culture and the National Heritage in 2014 -2015

Photographic textile documentation and study of the archives includes a research on volume of about 2000 printed textile samples, stencils and original illustrated designs dated from 1930’s to 1999 when the factory was officially closed.

Research based on original documents attached to textile samples and access to pattern archives allowed to estimate year of the production, in some cases name the designer and almost always identyfy number of colours used for individual design motif, scale of design and print process involved.

Wystawa Tkane Sita

Zyrardow Linen Factory Archives include 100 selected samples, documented and photographed textiles and original hand-drawn design stencils for silk screen printing.
Digital version of the Catalogue available; please contact justyna@justynamedon.uk