Piece of printed cotton

English
late 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

96.9 x 30.5 cm (38 1/8 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

50.2702

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Mixter, Mrs. Samuel J. Mixter, and Mrs. Henry A. Morss, Jr.