Pieces of white cotton dimity (one of two)

English
First half 19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

47.1 x 48.1 cm (18 9/16 x 18 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1354a

Medium or Technique

Cotton twill weaving with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Two pieces of white cotton dimity; pattern of wide stripes of weft twill, wide stripes formed by narrow stripes of equal widths alternately warp and weft twill, and broad stripes separating a series of very narrow evenly spaced stripes of alternately warp and weft twill; material never used; one selvedge present on each piece.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope Noyes