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Furnishing fabric

Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Alsace (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1830-1850 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    roller-printed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Mayoux Collection

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furnishing fabric, roller printed cotton with stipple engraving design, apples on a tree & grapes on a vine, upper scene depicting a clergyman on horseback arriving at a family's home in the country, he holds a baby and the parents & two older children are at the door to greet him. In lower scene, the clergyman is shown being helped back onto his horse by the mother, he is using a chair to climb. The husband looks on holding a rake, as does a dog, this scene appears to be round the back of the house as it is set in a garden with benches and flowers in planters

Place of Origin

Alsace (manufactured)


1830-1850 (manufactured)



Materials and Techniques

roller-printed cotton


Length: 44 cm, Width: 74.5 cm




Roller printing

Subjects depicted

Apples; Figures (representations); Architecture; Benches; Horse; Clergy; Children; Grapes; Rake; Gardens; Dog; Chair




Textiles and Fashion Collection

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