Cotton length: The Deserted Village

English
late 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

240 x 57 cm (94 1/2 x 22 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.1074

Medium or Technique

Cotton copperplate printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Unidentified pastoral subject. Right and left selvedges intact, both have blue warp threads. No seams or hems. Cotton printed by copper plate, sepia color. Repeat shows two scenes framed by trees and ground foliage: a group of young people dancing and a family group leaving their thatched-roof house. Stain upper middle; three repairs on left half; several small holes; upper right corner patched with matching chintz.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Hamilton Parker