Printed cotton, one of three pieces

English (Bromley Hall)
about 1770

Object Place: England


77.6 x 42 cm (30 9/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave print

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Three pieces: one irregular (a) with right selvedge; two rectangular (b, c) with both selvedges. Brick red on natural ground. Three pieces matched do not show complete repeat, but each shows part of the pattern of slender undulating branches bearing carnations, roses, dahlias, zinnias, bellflowers, forget-me-nots, spotted lilies and other blossoms. Various birds perch among the branches. Cotton of all pieces browned, fox-marked; small dark brown stain on (a).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Mixter, Mrs. Samuel J. Mixter, and Mrs. Henry A. Morss, Jr.