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Cloth fragment

Description

Nearly square, off white; overall repeating pattern of large scale dark and light blue resist pheasants perched on oak leaf-like stems; acorns (?) and buds with flowering-like motifs between.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1780
Location of origin
England
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
piecing
resist dyeing
textiles
Object type
Artifact Remnant
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
block printing (relief printing process)
cloth
CLOTH FRAGMENT
Cotton
cotton (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
fragments
pheasant
Pheasant
Pieced
piecing
Resist
resist dyeing
textiles
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
77 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1961.13
GUSN
46407
Reference Notes
Montgomery, F.. Printed Textiles. [No Publisher].

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