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Furnishing fabric

Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1750-1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Block-printed fustian of linen and cotton, woven and plaited

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Antique Textile Company

  • Museum number:

    T.515-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of block-printed fustian. With a linen warp and a cotton weft and block-printed with part of a large floral pattern of roses between vertical meandering stripes. The fragment still has its original striped linen braid to which are sewn rings which may also be original. The repeat of the pattern is incomplete in both length and width.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1750-1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Block-printed fustian of linen and cotton, woven and plaited

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 in, Height: 16.5 cm, Width: 30.5 in, Width: 77.5 cm

Object history note

Registered File number 1985/2325. The style of the floral pattern is derived from woven patterns of the 1760s.

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric of block-printed fustian, made in France, 1750-1775

Materials

Fustian; Cotton yarn; Linen

Techniques

Block printed; Plaited; Woven

Subjects depicted

Striped; Floral patterns

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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