Fragment of Floor Cloth

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-223087

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

Descriptive Terms

floor cloths
canvas
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Floorcloth

Associated Building

Used At Franklin Haven Residence,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

156 x 168 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Accession Number

2003.27.1

Places

Beverly (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Probably Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)