"Blue Jays and Flowers", printed cotton

Probably English
1830–40


Object Place: England

Dimensions

103.2 x 62.5 cm (40 5/8 x 24 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

58.945

Medium or Technique

Cotton roller print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel, made of two pieces sewn together. Roller (and block?)-printed tabby-woven cotton, glazed. On a brown ground patterned to resemble tree bark, a drop-repeated unit showing two violet and blue birds and a bouquet of lilies, primroses and morning-glories. Larger piece shows full loom width and has both selvedges; smaller piece has one selvedge. Hemmed top and bottom.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore W. Cousins