Rectangular piece

American (New England)
18th century


Object Place: New England, USA

Dimensions

64.3 x 84 cm (25 5/16 x 33 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.575

Medium or Technique

Cotton print with resist dye

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Coarse, tabby woven cotton ground, resist-printed in one shade of indigo blue. All-over pattern of scrolling, bifurcating branches bearing large scale blossoms and serrated leaves; smaller blossoms and leaves on subsidiary stems. Contours rendered in dots. three sides cut; fourth shows selvedge. Faded; a few stains; edges frayed.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry R. Atkinson