Panel of printed cotton

English or Irish
18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

237 x 95.5 cm (93 5/16 x 37 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2475

Medium or Technique

Cotton copperplate print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

About 2 1/3 repeat units. On natural ground, engraved design printed in brown. Shows, in each unit, a ruined stone fountain surrounded by trees and an urn on a stone arch, upper left; a grounded bird winging by tree stumps, upper right; a tree running diagonally to lower right, springing from a classical ruin with fluted Ionic columns; left of this, a man walks through central arch in a ruined triple arch; interspaces filled with flowering branches. Cotton browned and brittle; some small holes. Selvedge along left side.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund