Rectangular piece of printed cotton and linen

French
late 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

69.5 x 15.3 cm (27 3/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

49.355

Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen Block Printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment. Long, narrow rectangular piece. Woodblock printed in Turkey red, blue and black on natrual ground (linen warp, cotton weft). Alternating horizontal and vertical oval medallions containing putti battling with sticks or picking flowers. Interspaces filled with stylized flowers and leaves. Over two whole vertical repeats. Selvedge along right side. One worn spot.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell