"The Fortune Teller", length of furnishing fabric
Object Place: England
196.5 x 92 cm (77 3/8 x 36 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and linen copperplate-printed
Not On View
White ground with a barn-yard scene printed in blue; in one corner a windmill, below, a house, barn, hay-mow, trees, cattle, hay-makers and a gypsy. Made with a linen warp and cotton weft, and printed from an engraved copper-plate; At the time this was made, the English did not know how to make a strong enough cotton thread to be used as a warp, and had imported up to this date all their cotton cloth from India. Mate to 87.21.
Gift of Dr. Henry J. Bigelow