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End piece

End piece

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Julius Liepmann & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed cotton, stamped

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Saffron Walden Museum

  • Museum number:

    T.17-1969

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

End piece of printed cotton. With stamps in bright blue.

From top to bottom the arrangement if as follows:

1. Border of blue dashes within blue cords.
2. a) Stamp printed sideways. b) Crested shield bearing a sprouting tree stump before which is an anchor. Sprays of oak below the shield. To either side are the words 'PRIVATE / MARK'. c) '1500' printed with bars of blue and below is 'PRIVATE STAMP'. d) as (b). e) Triangle containing the words of the maker.
3. Three large stamps consisting of a medallion containing the tree stump and anchor, and the words 'TRADE MARK', and the motto 'VIRESCO', the medallion is surrounded by a band of mock-Arabic script surrounded by a belt bearing the words 'JULIUS LIEPMANN & CO. MANCHESTER', surrounded by a wreath of oak.
4. A rectangular stamp and the length of the piece as 42 yards.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Julius Liepmann & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed cotton, stamped

Marks and inscriptions

'WARNING! / THIS HEADING / IS A PRIVATE ONE / OF MESSRS / JULIUS LIEPMANN & CO / 15th JUNE 1870'
Stamp printed sideways

'PRIVATE / MARK'
On either side below the shield

'1500 [with bars of blue] / PRIVATE STAMP'
Printed

'JULIUS LIEPMANN & CO., / TRADE MARK, / REGISTERED / NUMBER / 19103'
In a triangle

'TRADE MARK' and 'VIRESCO' [inside medallions] and 'JULIUS LIEPMANN & CO. MANCHESTER' [on the belt]
Medallions on three large stamps

'WARNING! / THE ABOVE STAMPS AND THEIR / ARRANGEMENT ARE PRIVATE PROPERTY / OF MESSRS. JULIUS LIEPMANN & CO.'
On rectangular stamp

Dimensions

Width: 18 in, Length: 33 in

Descriptive line

End piece of printed cotton, made by Julius Liepmann & Co., England, 1870

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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