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Sample

Sample

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1913 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brown Fleming Ltd (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed cotton

  • Museum number:

    T.129-2004

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dress fabric, printed cotton with an African/batik design. The ground is deep blue and the design is blue, yellow and white. Down one selvedge runs a wide (21 cm.) border consisting of squares on point, each edged with a leaf and chain design. Down the other selvedge, a border of similar width, consisting of rectangles of 2-sided part triangles,6 pointed stars and tiny hexagons with, at intervals a square consisting of 2 stylised animals in a roofed structure. In the central panel is a pattern of classical columns, hands, birds, hand-cuffed hearts, eyes and pseudo-Arabic script. Two selvedges.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (manufactured)

Date

1913 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Brown Fleming Ltd (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed cotton

Marks and inscriptions

90669
Pseudo-Arabic script
Patent Office Registration Number

Dimensions

Length: 135 cm, Width: 90 cm

Production Note

Patent Office registration date: 9th August 1913

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Weaving; Printing

Subjects depicted

Hearts; Eyes; Birds; Hands; Geometric patterns; Columns

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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