Silk scarf, John Piper
This beautiful 100% silk scarf was made in England by David Whitehead & Sons Ltd. This particular design is entitled Fawley and was created by John Piper, for David Whitehead & Sons Ltd. This design was released as part of their Living Art Exhibition in 1969. John Piper was born in Surrey in 1903, and relocated to Fawley, near Henley – On – Thames later in his life. He studied at Richmond school of Art and The Royal College of Art in London.
The museum now has a permanent John Piper gallery, new for 2017.