Printed cotton

about 1780


Dimensions

90.17 x 204.47 cm (35 1/2 x 80 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 80 1/2 x 35 1/2 in.

Accession Number

1990.136

Medium or Technique

Cotton; copperplate printed design of birds, flowers and fruit in red on white ground

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Textiles

Copperplate printed design in red of parrots, magpies, and other birds perched on branches of a tree bearing fruit and roses. All cotton Engraved on branch under large bird: “Designed and Engraved by (?). (?)enn” Blue threads woven into the selvedge; block printed border along two edges. Condition: Excellent, a few small stains.

Credit Line

Textile Curator's Fund