Toile fragment "The Dance" and "The Departure"

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-9230

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

Descriptive Terms

textiles
fragments
toile (textile material)
copper engraving (printing process)
cotton (textile)
piecing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
animals
dance
entertaining
families
floral patterns
Cloth Fragment

Additional Identification Number

1967.1 BX

Maker

Goldsmith, Oliver (Poet)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

27 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1967.1B

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