Piece of printed silk

English
second half of 19th century


Dimensions

107 x 71 cm (42 1/8 x 27 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6243

Medium or Technique

Silk printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pongee colored silk, on which is printed with bright green, blue, yellow, red and black, a design of long leaves, heart-shaped leaves, crowns and irregular forms. On one side is a border of scattered flower forms. This piece was designed, it is said by Alma-Tadema or Walter Crane. There are several yards of this which have been put in the duplicate collection.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection