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Sample

Sample

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1912 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Calico Printers' Association (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed cotton

  • Museum number:

    T.90-2004

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Curtain fabric. Printed cotton. Complicated pattern of essentially two designs arranged in two vertical bands:
a) a view of a room interior with tiled floor, a blue padded seat with a potted plant behind. A decorative table covered with a bowl of roses stands against a yellow wall. The whole is delineated by a heavy pink striped curtains surmounted by a wreath of blue and pink/red flowers. Half this panel is repeated at selvage sides.
b) As infill between this central panel and the 2 x ½ repeat is a dark grey ground filled with a flower garland, a pink car with headlights driving towards an ornamental spring and basin, with a house and a tree in the background. This is surmounted by 2 'Paisley' or 'butah' motifs joined at the base.
The colours are bold, almost fluorescent. Two selvedges.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (manufactured)

Date

1912 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Calico Printers' Association (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed cotton

Marks and inscriptions

71620
Patent Office Registration Number

Dimensions

Length: 100 cm, Width: 81.7 cm

Production Note

Patent Office registration date: 15th October 1912

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Weaving; Printing

Subjects depicted

Table; Trees; Sofa; Interior; House; Fountain; Flowers; Car

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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