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Piece of cotton

English
Late18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 146.7 x 95.3 cm (57 3/4 x 37 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

63.206

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular piece; two smaller pieces joined to a third larger piece. Full loom width; both selvedges present. Vertical rows of massed flowers and leaves alternate with simple springs on an ecru ground. Two small fragments faded; otherwise condition good except for a few stains.

Provenance

Tag found on chintz: "Hangings of Madam Hancock's given to me by Grandma Wales, June 10th, 1902." This was written by Mrs. William Quincy Wales, daughter-in-law of Mrs. William Wales, who was the niece of Madame Hancock.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Quincy W. Wales