Printed cotton

Italian (Genoa)
early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 124.5 x 51 cm (49 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.547

Medium or Technique

Cotton block-printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment. Ground: cream-white cotton. Design: printed from wood-blocks in red, blue, neutral violet, and yellow; outlines and accents of dark neutral violet; of flowering plants growing from rocky ground, birds’ nests with young birds. Mark printed on selvedge FABa DI LUIGI TESTORI SAMPIERDARENA. Two pieces sewed together.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Wendell Townsend