Printed cotton: The See-saw

French (Nantes)
1795–1900


Object Place: Nantes, France

Dimensions

Overall: 54.8 x 39.7 cm (21 9/16 x 15 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.103

Medium or Technique

Cotton blockprint with painted details in polychrome on white

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece of printed cotton, polychrome on white ground showing see-saw with a man on one end, a figure in classical dress at the fulcrum and a seated couple at the other end; right selvedge present; some of a brown dye rotting out.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund