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Dress fabric

Dress fabric

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1838-1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Roller printed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Ronald Baker

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dress fabric of roller printed cotton. On a dark pink-brown ground are printed stripes of flowers in red, pink, brown and a single green. The border stripe consists of a large bunch of flowers alternating with a spray of blossom set against a panel reserved in white spotted with brown. The narrow stripe has flowers with jagged outlines suggesting woven shawls or Berlin woolwork.

Place of Origin

England (made)


ca. 1838-1840 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Roller printed cotton


Length: 13.875 in, Width: 24.75 in

Descriptive line

Dress fabric of roller printed cotton, England, ca. 1838-1840


Textiles; Clothing; Europeana Fashion Project


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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