Printed cotton panel

French (Bourges)
late 18th century

Object Place: France


Overall (FLW): 75 x 82.5 cm (29 1/2 x 32 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen warp and cotton weft print

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Tabby-woven ground: linen warp, cotton weft. Block-printed in pinkish red, blue, yellow ochre and black. Wide red stripes on which appear cartouches showing a Chinese in a cart, a tree and birds. Cartouches surrounded by floral garlands. Narrow, decorated white stripes between red stripes, overlaid by large sprigs. A few small holes and tears. Complete width of design, but selvedge at right side only.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund