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Design - Design for a printed shawl

Design for a printed shawl

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    france

  • Date:

    ca. 1870 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Body colour impression from a woodblock.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Yu-Chee Chong Fine Art, London

  • Museum number:

    E.322-1998

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2D, shelf DR108, box T187

This design seems to be a late impression from a woodblock, to be used to produce Victorian revival printed fabrics.

Physical description

Impression from a woodblock; a design for a printed shawl with an exotic Indian floral border on a black ground. Inscribed in pencil with colour notes. Numbered 026 ancien 10980. Numbered in black varnish 028.

Place of Origin

france

Date

ca. 1870 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Body colour impression from a woodblock.

Dimensions

Height: 45 cm, Width: 60 cm

Descriptive line

Design for a printed shawl. Anonymous, ca. 1870. Impression from a woodblock.

Materials

Ink; Pencil; Body colour; Varnish

Techniques

Printed; Technique

Categories

Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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