A piece of polychrome printed cotton

English
Second quarter 19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

35.4 x 76.5 cm (13 15/16 x 30 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.166

Medium or Technique

Cotton print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A piece of polychrome printed cotton, arranged with top of design running parallel to selvedge instead of across fabric from selvedge to selvedge; light tan background with dark brown shaded picotage, against background of alternate rows of small-scale flowers in sprays and wreathes and interlacing links enclosing lozenges, interlaces forming roundels, in each roundel a spray of small-scale flowers growing up.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louisa Q. Pierce