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Length of furnishing fabric: "Cherwell"

English
Designed 1887
Designed by John Henry Dearle (1860–1932), Printed by Morris & Co. (English)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

168.8 x 209.8 cm (66 7/16 x 82 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.589

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

“Cherwell” pattern printed on cotton velvet. Design of carnations, thistles, chrysanthemums and roses in tan and dark green on teal green ground. Block-printed at Merton Abbey. Same pattern known as “Double Bough” issued in 1890 as wallpaper. Full pattern repeat: 38 1/4”

Provenance

Spink & Son Ltd., London; Purchased by the MFA, 1986

Credit Line

Susan Cornelia Warren Fund