Late 18th century
Object Place: England
34 x 69.6 cm (13 3/8 x 27 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave printed
Not On View
Rectangular piece, not full loom width. Copperplate engraving, printed in red on tabby-woven cotton. Chinoiserie pattern. A man sits at the base of a rocky crag, lower right, fishing; another stands to the side, holding up a parasol. At left, a long-tailed bird on a fantastic flowering stalk. End of plate line shows at top. Cut at left; narrow selvedge at right shows single blue thread. Cotton browned; a few small holes and stains.
Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Streeter