Rectangular piece of printed cotton
probably second quarter of 19th century
Object Place: England
73.5 x 67 cm (28 15/16 x 26 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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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.
Gift of Gordon Abbott, Mrs. George L. Batchelder, Jr. and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop