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Carpet sample - Crossley Mosaic

Crossley Mosaic

  • Object:

    Carpet sample

  • Place of origin:

    Halifax (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Crossley & Sons Ltd

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool

  • Museum number:

    T.402-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rectangular panel sample of dark red woollen carpet with a dense floral motif including corn and moths.

Place of Origin

Halifax (made)

Date

ca. 1850 (made)

Artist/maker

John Crossley & Sons Ltd

Materials and Techniques

Wool

Dimensions

Weight: 0.4 kg

Descriptive line

Rectangular woollen carpet sample 'Crossley Mosaic', made by John Crossley & Sons Ltd, Halifax, ca. 1850

Materials

Wool (textile)

Subjects depicted

Butterflies; Flowers; Morning glory; Moths; Corn; Rosebuds

Categories

Textiles; Interiors; Floor coverings

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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