Textile

English
after 1774


Object Place: England

Dimensions

68 x 198 cm (26 3/4 x 77 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.1186

Medium or Technique

Cotton block print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Natural tabby-woven cotton ground, printed with woodblocks in two shades fo brown and neutral red. Two vignettes, arranged in alternating bands. One shows three hunters and a woman gathered round a prostrate dog; other shows two boys and girl fishing. In inter-spaces, a lozenge network of flowering branches with birds and butterflies. Both selvedges present; pale blue thread in each. Cotton stained, browned and in places rotted; many holes and frayed edges.

Credit Line

Gift of the Connecticut Historical Society