Printed cotton: General Taylor at the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846

Probably American
1846


Object Place: U.S.A. (probably)

Dimensions

48.2 x 37.5 cm (19 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.1053

Medium or Technique

Print on cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular piece, “General Taylor at the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846.” Roller and block print in shades of neutral purple, olive, gold and red. General seated, side-saddle, on horse at center pointing to battle scene sketchily indicated in distance. Scene framed by branches of flowers on olive and purple ground. Selvedge at right.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Streeter