News from the Warner Textile Archive

News from the Archive

09 Apr 2020 |

Archive Closure Due to the COVID-19 outbreak the Archive is currently closed and will remain so until the Government advise it is safe for Museums to open again. This closure has meant we have had to cancel our programme of […]

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Women’s History Month: Ann Warner and her legacy

07 Mar 2020 |

In 1839, tragedy struck as Benjamin Warner died. At the point of his death, Warner managed the family business making loom harnesses and as an engineer for Jacquard Looms. His wife, Ann, stepped in after Warner’s death and took over […]

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Warner Fabric Collection featured in House & Garden Magazine – February 2020

11 Feb 2020 |

Two Warner Archive Collection prints make an appearance in February’s issue of House and Garden magazine.  Tara Craig chose ‘Nathalie’ and ‘Flora’ for the ottoman and quilted eiderdown in her beautiful Chelsea flat, photographed by David Lovatti.

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Christmas Presents that Support a Cause – English Home Magazine, December 2019

11 Feb 2020 |

Our lovely collection of Archive tea towels were featured in December’s issue of ‘English Home’ as one of their selections for Christmas presents that support a cause! You can  discover our full range of Archive gifts in our online shop.

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Enid Marx and Utility Textiles

04 Feb 2020 |

On 1 September 1939, France and the United Kingdom declared war on Germany following their invasion of Poland. By the end of 1945, six years after war was declared, the conflict had spanned across the globe, and resulted in the […]

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Bauhaus in Britain: The work of Otti Berger for Helios

27 Jan 2020 |

Few movements in design history have captured the public’s imagination like Bauhaus has. Bauhaus was an avant-garde German design school that operated between the years of 1919 to 1933, when it was forced to close from pressure by the Nazi […]

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The Braintree Space Race: 50 Years On

20 Jul 2019 |

History was made on 20 July 1969 when the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) successfully landed twelve men on the moon. At the height of geopolitical tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States of America, an estimated […]

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All the Nine’s: Snippets from the Archive Collection

31 May 2019 |

If you didn’t have the chance to go on one of our Archive Collection Visits at Braintree Textile Fair, then here is your chance to see what you missed. Our theme this year was ‘All the Nine’s’ and focused on […]

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An Insight into the Designer Enid Marx

17 Aug 2018 |

Key to Warner & Sons success over almost an entire century of business was their passion for contemporary design whilst maintaining the more traditional arm of their business. Warner & Sons would frequently purchase work from emerging and influential designers […]

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Warner Fabric Collection featured in House & Garden Magazine – October 2017

26 Sep 2017 |

Claremont owner, Adam Sykes, house was featured in the October edition of House & Garden magazine. The Archives inaugural fabric collection was launched with Claremont in 2016 and is featured throughout Adams house.

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