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  • Place of origin:

    Dumbarton (made)

  • Date:

    1860-1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    United Turkey Red Co. Ltd (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Society of Dyers & Colourists

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sample of cotton printed with Turkey red showing a peacock standing sideways with the tail feathers spread. Around it are small and large cones in a surround of flowers. The sample goes in the colours yellow, blue, green and black on red.

Place of Origin

Dumbarton (made)


1860-1880 (made)


United Turkey Red Co. Ltd (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed cotton


Length: 39.7 cm, Width: 30.5 cm

Descriptive line

Sample of printed cotton, made by United Turkey Red Co. Ltd, Dumbarton, Scotland, 1860-1880


Textiles; Scotland


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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