Bromley Hall Pattern Book

Textile Design
ca. 1760-1800 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Page from a volume containing impressions pasted in, of 144 copper-plate designs for printing on textiles. The designs are in two groups, the first mainly of flowers and foliage; the second with figures, birds and animals amid floral decoration. The volume full-bound in calf, with two bronze clasps. Inscribed in ink with numbers, title, notes etc.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Engraving
Brief Description
The Bromley Hall Pattern Book. Copper plate engraving for a printed textile design. 1760-1800
Physical Description
Page from a volume containing impressions pasted in, of 144 copper-plate designs for printing on textiles. The designs are in two groups, the first mainly of flowers and foliage; the second with figures, birds and animals amid floral decoration. The volume full-bound in calf, with two bronze clasps. Inscribed in ink with numbers, title, notes etc.
Dimensions
  • Size of volume height: 55.88cm
  • Size of volume width: 35.56cm
Marks and Inscriptions
(Inscribed in ink with numbers, title, notes etc.)
Credit line
Given by the Calico Printers' Association Ltd
Subjects depicted
Association
Bibliographic References
  • Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1955-1956 London: HMSO, 1963
  • Lambert, Susan (ed.) Pattern & Design: Designs for the Decorative Arts 1480-1980 London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1983
Collection
Accession Number
E.458:211-1955

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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