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Toile fragment "The Dance" and "The Departure"

1967.1B (RS34595)

Description

Rectangular fragment; brown image on off white ground. Two repeating scenes entitled "The Dance" and "The Departure" showing the departure of poor family from their cottage and group of young adults dancing in a ring around a musician leaning against a tree. Borders of foliage and trees.

Details

Maker
Goldsmith, Oliver (Poet)
Date
1790-1800
Location of origin
England
Material
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
piecing
Object type
Artifact Remnant
Descriptive terms
animals
Cloth Fragment
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
dance
entertaining
families
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
fragments
piecing
textiles
toile (textile material)
Dimensions
27 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1967.1B
GUSN
9230
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Title Toile fragment Accession number 1920.523 Relationship Same pattern, different colorway

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