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Album of doilies

  • Place of origin:

    Barbados (possibly, made)
    Jamaica (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (production)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pressed bark and ferns

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. B. L. P. Callard

  • Museum number:

    E.742-1955

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case DP, shelf 19, box A

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Physical description

Album containing doilys made in Barbados and Jamaica from pressed ferns and bark. The cardboard cover decorated and tied with pink ribbon. With a descriptive note.

Place of Origin

Barbados (possibly, made)
Jamaica (possibly, made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (production)

Materials and Techniques

pressed bark and ferns

Dimensions

Height: 18.73 cm, Width: 18.73 cm

Descriptive line

Unknown. Album containing doileys made in Barbados and Jamaica from pressed tree-bark and ferns. Late 19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1955-1956 London: HMSO, 1963
The full text of the entry is as follows:

"ANONYMOUS : Plant Form

Albums (2) containing 23 doilys in Barbados and Jamaica from pressed ferns and bark. The cardboard covers similarly decorated and tied with pink robbon. Second half of the 19th century.
Each with a descriptive note.
Octagonal.
E.741, 742-1955

Given by Mrs. B. L. P. Caillard"

Materials

Cardboard; Ribbon; Bark; Fern

Techniques

Flower pressing

Subjects depicted

Doily

Categories

Textiles; Collages; Ephemera

Collection code

PDP

Qr_O578991
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