Textile Remnant

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1835

GUSN

GUSN-313648

Description

This loosely woven textile fragment is printed with a vignette of a male lion attacking a zebra surrounded by flowering foliage in pink, green, purple and blue. A loose paper tag was inscribed by the donor [see Inscriptions and Media]. The stippled ground and outlines were cylinder printed, with color added by block printing and pencilling.

Details

Descriptive Terms

textiles
cotton (textile)
Sample, Material
Sample, Material

Inscription

"Paper on Trunk/mid-1700/Woodward [illegible]/Early fabrics" (handwritten in pencil on loose label by collector)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13 x 21 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1274