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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 large paisley 'cone' containing a peacock and decoration of peacock's feathers. Between cones (only one on the sample) is a filling of flowers, small motifs outlined in dots and peacocks of varying sizes. The sample goes in the colours blue, yellow, green, white, black and red.

Place of Origin

Dumbarton (made)


1860-1880 (made)


United Turkey Red Co. Ltd (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed cotton

Marks and inscriptions

'FB. 143'
Stamped. The number 1 could also be a 7.


Length: 40.6 cm, Width: 29.2 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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