Chintz Fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1818

GUSN

GUSN-272046

Description

Irregular rectangular fragment with raw edges. Urn border pattern with partial floral rosette pattern along edge. Fragment is pieced together at one end with hand stitches in blue cotton thread. Narrow end has been trimmed to a curve, cutting across border pattern. The end opposite the vertical cut end retains a partial printer's stamp.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cotton (textile)
Cloth Fragment

Inscription

"OVEY" (Stamped in black pigment with partial Royal English crest)

Maker

Ovey, Richard (Designer)
Probably Bannister Hall (Printer)

Object Type

Artifact Remnant

Dimensions

11 1/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1914.244I