Textile fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1825-1835

GUSN

GUSN-26417

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

Descriptive Terms

textiles
fragments
cotton (textile)
chintz
block printing (relief printing process)
Chinoiserie
floral patterns
arbors
pagodas (buildings)
Cloth Fragment

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

22 x 43 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Sally Hinkle

Accession Number

1999.86

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]