Langley Printworks Pattern Books

Two pattern books, 1) Pattern Books for Shawls and Shawl Borders, a 92 page pattern book of colour designs; 2) Pattern Book of Original Paintings and Off Strikes, a 54 page pattern book of colour designs.


1) 43 x 29 cm; 2) 54 x 40 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,117 ( Total: £4,705)
Acquired in:

Whiston was one of the first to introduce screen printing in an attempt to print longer runs more economically, and was in the forefront of developing artificial silks. To be displayed in Paradise Mill and the Silk Museum, Macclesfield by rotation.


Part of the Brocklehurst Whiston Amalgamated archive until 1964 when printing division at Langley closed. Subsequent owner unknown

Venue details

Macclesfield Silk Museum and Paradise Mill Park Lane, MACCLESFIELD Cheshire SK11 6TJ 01625 612 045

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £3.50)

May – 11 Nov
Mon – Sat, 10am – 4pm

Bank Holiday Mondays, 12noon - 4pm.

11 Nov – Apr
Mon – Sat, 10am – 3pm

Bank Holiday Mondays, 12noon - 3 pm.

Paradise Mill tours available. For more information please visit the website.

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