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Large French printed cotton

French
1775–1800


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 176 x 229cm (69 5/16 x 90 3/16in.)

Accession Number

59.219

Medium or Technique

Print on cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Large L-shaped panel, made of two lengths.
Natural cotton ground, wood block printed in red, blue, and blackish violet. An all-over pattern, in the Indian taste, based on a regular repeat of two bouquets of fantastic blossoms and leaves. Wide end shows complete width of design and of cotton. A few small brown stains, faded spots, and holes.

Credit Line

Transferred from Decorative Arts Department installation reserve