Printed cotton

English, Manchester
1818–24
John Marshall (American, about 1945)


Object Place: Manchester, England

Dimensions

79.7 x 86 cm (31 3/8 x 33 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.178

Medium or Technique

Cotton tabby weave roller-print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular piece; one full width plus another half, seamed. Natural colored cotton warp and weft. Printed in blue with roller-print. Pattern shows groups of figures dancing, drinking and conversing under palm trees. On end of cask at right edge of textile initials JMandS; under seated couple, right center, plate inscribed Jn. Marshall and Sons. Selvedges complete on larger piece; one selvedge on smaller piece. Cotton browned, a number of holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Marshall Dwinnell