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Sample

Sample

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1913 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Blakeley & Beving (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed cotton

  • Museum number:

    T.105-2004

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A cream white ground with "batik" patterning of alternating leaf/spray motifs in dark blue and rust brown:
1) large "tree" like spray of 2 branches with one circular blossom opposite 3 stems carrying buds separated by
2) smaller "fern" like spray of 3 major stems with a small butterfly motif between each.
One selvedge.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (manufactured)

Date

1913 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Blakeley & Beving (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed cotton

Marks and inscriptions

77139
Patent Office Registration Number

Dimensions

Length: 61.5 cm, Width: 62 cm

Production Note

Patent Office registration date: 20th January 1913

Attribution note: Possibly made for the African market.

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Weaving; Printing

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Butterflies

Categories

Textiles; Black History

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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