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Furnishing fabric - Batt

Batt

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    George Haité, born 1855 - died 1924 (designed)
    Daniel Walters & Sons (maker)
    Warner and Sons (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Figured silk satin

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Warner and Sons

  • Museum number:

    T.168-1972

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of figured silk satin. With plain weave at the top and bottom and three colourways in emerald and olive green replacing the black, pink replacing the cream silk, and tried near the top.

The design in deep pink-red, black and cream is of interlocking rectangles, alternately with a cream ground with a bat, moon and star, or bird and sun, or red ground with a spray of flowers which overlaps the adjacent scenes.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1880 (made)

Artist/maker

George Haité, born 1855 - died 1924 (designed)
Daniel Walters & Sons (maker)
Warner and Sons (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Figured silk satin

Marks and inscriptions

D W & S
Stamped on the back

25348 and 804612
Warner registry labels

Dimensions

Length: 25 in, Width: 21.5 in, Length: 63.5 cm, Width: 54.6 cm, Weight: 7.46 kg

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric 'Batt' of figured silk satin, possibly made by Daniel Walters & Sons or Warner and Sons, England, ca. 1880

Materials

Silk satin

Techniques

Weaving

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Stars; Moon; Bats

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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