Piece of printed cotton

English
About 1820–40


Object Place: England

Dimensions

97.5 x 54 cm (38 3/8 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.2414

Medium or Technique

Cotton print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece, irregular rectangle, made of two pieces sewn together. Dark blue pattern on natural ground. Two wide stripes defined by white fretwork and delicate flowering vine against blue; between these, a vertically repeated unit showing a four-light stone Gothic window between clusters of lilies, roses and other flowers, ivy and a butterfly. Right-hand piece browned and slightly faded; light brown stains on both pieces. A few small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of the sisters of Miss Anne L. Balch in her memory