Piece of printed cotton

Possibly Italian
Probably 18th century


Dimensions

46.5 x 69.6 cm (18 5/16 x 27 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.418

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of circles joined by discs containing a conventional leaf. In each circle is a clown sitting on a rope and tossing balls into the air. Between the circles are dragons. The cotton is printed with red, yellow, black, white and dark violet.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection