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Bromley Hall Pattern Book

  • Object:

    Textile design

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Calico Printers' Association Ltd

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case CUP, shelf 1, box BI

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.

Place of Origin

England (made)


ca. 1760-1800 (made)


Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in ink with numbers, title, notes etc.


Height: 55.88 cm size of volume, Width: 35.56 cm size of volume

Descriptive line

The Bromley Hall Pattern Book. Copper plate engraving for a printed textile design. 1760-1800

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
Lambert, Susan (ed.) Pattern & Design: Designs for the Decorative Arts 1480-1980 London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1983


Printing ink



Subjects depicted

Floral; Patterns; Designs; Pattern books; Textiles


Textiles; Prints; Pattern books


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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