Piece of delaine

English
Second quarter 19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

95 x 68 cm (37 3/8 x 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.144

Medium or Technique

Wool and silk delaine print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Piece of delaine; (thin transparent wool cloth with regularly spaced vertical stripes of twill, woven with white silk warps), superimposed printed design of vertical stripes having vermiform motives in creamy ground color against tan background and minute serpentines bearing green blossoms with widely spaced sprays of pinks arranged in horizontal rows turning alternately left and right in interspaces, pinks printed with reds, pinks, greens, and dark brown outlines; one width of a skirt; several small breaks.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift