Image acknowledgements

Thanks to the following organisations for permission to use images on this website:


Collection of Jill A. Wiltse and H. Kirk Brown III, Denver

John Lewis Partnership

Mitchell Beazley

Royal Air Force Museum Hendon


V&A Museum

Whitworth Art Gallery

All other images are from Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation archives.

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© Lesley Jackson and Paula Day 2014

Halloween furnishing fabric, Lucienne Day, 1975

Large-scale arboreal patterns had been a feature of Lucienne’s work since the late 1950s. This design is flatter and more stylized, although the division of the fabric into columns delineated by different colours recalls her earlier work.