Quilt fragment

English
early 19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

149 x 62.5 cm (58 11/16 x 24 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.586

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave glazed with copperplate and woodblock printing, quilted, and woven trim

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular fragment of a quilt, with chintzes on both faces. Chintz A: copperplate engraving in red on tabby-woven cotton. Shows hunters, hounds, carriages, involved in a shooting party. Chintz B shows a tea ground polychrome woodblock pillar print with floral sprays in interspaces. Cut on all sides; bound on one short side with brown tape. Slightly soiled.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Choate