See more objects with the tag pattern, symmetry, psychedelic, space, astronauts, textiles.

See more objects with the color dimgrey rosybrown darkslategrey tan or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1969

  • Work on this object began.

1991

1992

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Textile, Space Walk, 1969

This is a Textile. It was designed by Sue Palmer and produced by Warner Fabrics and printed by Stead McAlpin & Co.. It is dated 1969 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen printed on plain weave foundation using 7 flat bed screens. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Eddie Squires.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 250 x 127.5 cm (8 ft. 2 7/16 in. x 50 3/16 in.) Repeat H: 44.5 cm (17 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

printed along each side; "SPACE WALK: DESIGNED FOR WARNER'S BY SUE THATCHER"

Cite this object as

Textile, Space Walk, 1969; Designed by Sue Thatcher Palmer (British, b. 1947); England; cotton; Warp x Weft: 250 x 127.5 cm (8 ft. 2 7/16 in. x 50 3/16 in.) Repeat H: 44.5 cm (17 1/2 in.); Gift of Eddie Squires; 1992-3-10

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18639871/ |title=Textile, Space Walk, 1969 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=25 September 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>