Printed cotton: Classical Ruins
Object Place: England
73.8 x 80 cm (29 1/16 x 31 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and linen plain weave copperplate printed
Not On View
Landscape. Ground: white linen warp, white cotton weft. Design: ruined arch, through which landscape, with lake, city and mountain is visible; on right man leaning on fence, cottage on left, and sheep and cows in foreground, printed in red from copper-plate. Under arch, on left “Collins Woolmers 1765”; on fence “H. Roberts Sculp.” Worn, darned, faded and stained. Like 26,189.3 in Metropolitan Museum. Black wood frame. Written on lining, removed July 2, 2958: “Part of a suit of curtains of Capt. Silas, Atkins/ Date printed on it.” See Notes on Collection. Frame removed. Chintz taken off, cardboard mount and lining removed July 2, 1958.
Lent by Mr. and Mrs. Quincy W. Whales, April 2, 1941.
(made a gift May 13, 1954)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Quincy W. Wales