Printed cotton panel

French (Bourges)
late 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

49.326

Medium or Technique

Linen warp and cotton weft print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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