Story: Higgs, Avis Winifred

Rediscovery

Late in her life, Avis Higgs’s wartime textile designs were rediscovered, exhibited and commercially produced. This segment from Backchat (2000) chronicles this renewed interest, and features interviews with Avis herself and with design historian Douglas Lloyd Jenkins.

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How to cite this page:

Douglas Lloyd-Jenkins. 'Higgs, Avis Winifred', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2022. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6h12/higgs-avis-winifred (accessed 15 August 2022)