Printed cotton

English
Late 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

34 x 69.6 cm (13 3/8 x 27 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.1047

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular piece, not full loom width. Copperplate engraving, printed in red on tabby-woven cotton. Chinoiserie pattern. A man sits at the base of a rocky crag, lower right, fishing; another stands to the side, holding up a parasol. At left, a long-tailed bird on a fantastic flowering stalk. End of plate line shows at top. Cut at left; narrow selvedge at right shows single blue thread. Cotton browned; a few small holes and stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Streeter