Linen and cotton block print

American
about 1775


Object Place: America

Dimensions

148 x 27 cm (58 1/4 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.696

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton block-print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Long, rectangular fragment, with fringe which was not in present position but separate when received. Tabby-woven ground (linen warp; cotton weft), printed in blue with wood blocks. Pattern shows undulating vines bearing cherries and small flowers. Large, single leaves in interspaces. Blue and natural linen fringe applied along one side. Linen browned and stained. Blue dye much faded. Holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jason Westerfield