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Furnishing Fabric

ca. 1830-1840 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Furnishing fabric of roller-printed cotton. The sample, complete between selvedges, has a design of one large bunch of flowers filling the width and forming a complete repeat on a fancy machine ground in brown. Among the flowers, which are almost life-size, is a lily and two orchids. The colours used are pink deepening to red, an intense yellow, a light blue and pale brown. Green and orange are achieved by overprinting. The cotton is glazed.


Object details
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Object type
Materials and techniques
Roller-printed cotton, glazed
Brief description
Furnishing fabric of roller-printed cotton, England, ca. 1830-1840.
Physical description
Furnishing fabric of roller-printed cotton. The sample, complete between selvedges, has a design of one large bunch of flowers filling the width and forming a complete repeat on a fancy machine ground in brown. Among the flowers, which are almost life-size, is a lily and two orchids. The colours used are pink deepening to red, an intense yellow, a light blue and pale brown. Green and orange are achieved by overprinting. The cotton is glazed.
Dimensions
  • Repeat height: 23.625in
  • Height: 27.25in
  • Between selvedges width: 25in
Collection
Accession number
T.418-1967

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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