Kerchief

English
1760–1800


Object Place: England

Dimensions

65.6 x 69.9 cm (25 13/16 x 27 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.1059

Medium or Technique

Cotton print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Kerchief: “The Humors and Deversions of Bartholomew Fair.” Fine natural cotton or linen tabby-woven ground, printed with copperplate in red. Complex city landscape, crowded with booths, figures, and animals. Oval cartouche, bearing title of scene, in upper center touching border. Border shows guilloche of leaves or twisted ribbons. Slightly faded; quite worn; a number of breaks and holes. Lined with loosely woven cotton.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Hale Sutherland