Printed cotton length

English
1760–1800


Object Place: England

Dimensions

139 x 67 cm (54 3/4 x 26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.1048

Medium or Technique

Cotton print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length. Natural cotton tabby ground, printed with copperplates in brown. Pattern shows undulating and crossing stalks bearing pointed, serrated leaves and fantastic blossoms. Interspaces show islands with trees and Chinese figures. Both selvedges present; each contains pale blue yarns. Much stained; in several places brown dye has rotted fabric.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Streeter