"Blazing Sun"

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Blazing Sun
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Blazing Sun Blazing Sun - on the roll, showing full pattern repeat 1<sup>st</sup> class compartment in coach 6686 at the Bluebell Railway 1<sup>st</sup> class seating in coach 6686 at the Bluebell Railway

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"Blazing Sun"

Product Specifications:

Product ID B01
Era British Railways : 1948 - 1964
Used In 1st class Compartments and Dining Saloons
Roll Size 4'2" W × 80'5" L(1.27m × 24.5m) approx.
Pattern Repeat ? 8” W × 12 ¾” H (20.30cm × 32.38cm)
Pile Formation Textured Pile
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Pattern Repeat:

Our fabrics feature repeating patterns.

Pattern Repeat specifies the size of one motif of the pattern, measured both vertically and horizontaly.

Often used to assess how much material may be needed.

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Background:

This is one of the “Festival of Britain” group of Designs, first introduced in 1951 for the new range of British Railways Standard coaches (later known as the “Mark 1” fleet).

The main motif in this design is reminiscent of the “Sun’s rays” effect which was often used in the more exuberant Art Deco designs of the pre-war Jazz age.


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