Tibor Reich designed this fabric 'Niza' in 1956. This is one of his first cotton prints and was introduced at the 'Mediterranean Look' exhibition at the Peter Jones department store. This is the mustard yellow version wth white, black and yellow pattern.
Measuring approximately 122 x 323 cm / 4' x 10' 7", there's enough fabric for a small pair of curtains, a throw or several cushion covers. The fabric is in excellent vintage condition.
Tibor Reich (1916-96) was an Hungarian émigré who came to Britain in 1937 to study textiles at the University of Leeds. He set up his own company Tibor Ltd in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1946 and is best known for his pioneering textile designs. He produced designs for the Queen, Festival of Britain, Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre, and Coventry Cathedral. He designed the seating fabric for Concorde, and a number of leading British manufacturers used his fabrics including Gordon Russel, Ercol, G-Plan, BOAC and Vauxhall Motors. He also designed a highly innovative range of ceramics for Denby called Tigo ware. It is fair to say that Tibor Reich did as much as anyone to style Britain in the post-war years.
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