Piece of printed cotton
late 18th century
Object Place: England
96.9 x 30.5 cm (38 1/8 x 12 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave printed
Not On View
Chinoiserie. Piece, long rectangle, with another piece, possibly from a different print, sewn into lower left corner. Blue copperplate print on white ground. Main section shows Chinese man piping while child dances; trees, insects and a pagoda-like parasol surround this group. Inset piece shows Chinese man kneeling in front of a seated figure in a draped pagoda; parts of tree and rock surround this. Faded, worn, three holes; smaller section in better condition.
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Mixter, Mrs. Samuel J. Mixter, and Mrs. Henry A. Morss, Jr.