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Textile fragment

Description

Block-printed cotton with Chinoiserie motif (stylized pagoda surrounded by floral and arbor arrangements). Background is a dark red, pattern is created with lighter red, green, blue, and cream colors. Fabric is backed with a plum-colored chintz, which is tacked in place with a red cotton (?) thread and bound with a woven (twill?) tape of copper, green, cream and light brown stripes (on 2 sides). A different weight thread is used for seamed areas.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
chintz
cotton (textile)
Object type
Artifact Remnant
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
arbors
block printing (relief printing process)
Chinoiserie
chintz
Cloth Fragment
cotton (textile)
floral patterns
fragments
pagodas (buildings)
textiles
Dimensions
22 x 43 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.86
Credit Line
Gift of Sally Hinkle
GUSN
26417

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