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Marion Dorn

(1896-1964), Textile designer

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American-born textile designer. Dorn came to England in 1923 and established a reputation at the forefront of interior design during the late 1920s and 1930s. Known in particular for her 'sculpted' carpets, she contributed to some of the best-known interiors of the time including the Savoy, Claridges, the Orion and the Queen Mary. She was married to the graphic designer Edward McKnight Kauffer.

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Marion Dorn, by Frank Owen Dobson - NPG 6366

Marion Dorn

by Frank Owen Dobson
bronze bust, circa 1930-1931
NPG 6366

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