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Piece of printed cotton

French (Alsace, Munster)
about 1795

Object Place: Munster, Alsace, France


76.5 x 69 cm (30 1/8 x 27 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Piece, rectangular, quilted natural cotton ground, woodblock-printed in shades of red, blue and violet. Large-scale exotic fruits and flowers arranged in two different types of clusters, scattered over ground. Lined with coarse natural linen and quilted in lozenge and oblong pattern; stuffed with cotton wool. Natural and tan linen and wool tapes bind the side edges. Soiled; a number of holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lee Porter