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Design - Design for a printed shawl

Design for a printed shawl

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:


  • 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:


  • 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



ca. 1870 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Body colour impression from a woodblock.


Height: 45 cm, Width: 60 cm

Descriptive line

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


Ink; Pencil; Body colour; Varnish


Printed; Technique




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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