Fragment

Italian
1830–50


Dimensions

Overall: 57 x 115.5 cm (22 7/16 x 45 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.552

Medium or Technique

Cotton block-printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: cream white cotton. Design: border of birds, fountains, baskets of flowers, and butterflies printed from wood blocks with red, pink, and brown, outlines of dark brown. Faded, worn and stained. Brown dye has rotted the cotton.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Wendell Townsend