Rectangular piece of printed cotton

English
probably second quarter of 19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

73.5 x 67 cm (28 15/16 x 26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.456

Medium or Technique

Cotton print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular piece, made of two fragments. On a natural ground, a virtually symmetrical design showing in center a fluted column interrupted at frequent intervals by heavily elaborated Ionic capitals carrying bunches of fruit and flowers. On each side, flanking column, a row of baskets carrying fruit and flowers. Shades of brown, blue and red. Faded; several holes and tears, one mended. Partial selvedges on both sides.

Credit Line

Gift of Gordon Abbott, Mrs. George L. Batchelder, Jr. and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop