Bedcover

English
about 1895
Designed by Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (1857–1941), Printed by G. P. & J. Baker, Probably retailed by Liberty & Co. (English, founded 1875)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 316 x 181.5 cm (124 7/16 x 71 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.764

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, block-printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Hanging consisting of 2 loom widths intended to be sewn together thereby creating central field with border running along 2 sides and bottom. Design of field: large yellow tulips with green intertwining stems and leaves against orange ground; rows of upright tulips alternating with rows of downward hanging tulips. Border: small yellow buds with long spiralling green stems. Band of white silk along lower edge. Condition very good except for tears along top and bottom. Designed for G.P. & J. Baker

Provenance

1976, Avis and Rockwell Gardiner Antiquarians and Appraisers, Stamford, CT; sold by Avis and Rockwell Gardiner to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 18, 1976)

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund