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Fragment of Floor Cloth

2003.27.1 (RS31028)

Description

Floorcloth block-printed on canvas; beige ground with repeating floral and foliate pattern consisting of fanned clusters of beige and brown leaves between clusters of red, orange, blue, green and brown smaller flowers and leaves; floorcloth is oddly shaped (had been cut to fit floor dimensions).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Associated Building
Used At Franklin Haven Residence.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
canvas
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Beverly (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Probably Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
canvas
floor cloths
Floorcloth
floral patterns
Dimensions
156 x 168 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2003.27.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
GUSN
223087

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