ALTHEA MC­NISH

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British tex­tile de­signer, born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, 1933. Her de­signs are as­so­ci­ated with the Caribbean Artists Move­ment of the 1960s and she is known as the first British de­signer of African des­cent to earn an in­ter­na­tional rep­u­ta­tion.

Dress fab­ric ‘Tropic’, de­signed by Althea Mc­nish. Printed on silk, man­u­fac­tured by Ascher Ltd. Vic­to­ria and Al­bert Mu­seum col­lec­tion no T.192-1988. Re­pro­duced with the agree­ment of the V& A and Althea Mc­nish.

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