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Embroidered panel - Girls and Boys Come Out to Play
  • Girls and Boys Come Out to Play
    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915
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Girls and Boys Come Out to Play

  • Object:

    Embroidered panel

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (designer)
    William Whiteley (retailer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered silks on cotton

  • Museum number:

    T.67-1992

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Embroidered panel of silks on cotton. Upper edge and sides hemmed. The lower edge formed by the selvege. Rust stained tack holes on the edge of the ground fabric show that the embroidery was tacked to a back board for display.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1890 (made)

Artist/maker

Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (designer)
William Whiteley (retailer)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silks on cotton

Marks and inscriptions

'TRADEMARK / WILLIAM WHITELEY / UNIVERSAL PROVIDER / WESTBOURNE GROVE / LONDON'
Stamped on the reverse of the ground fabric in the left hand upper corner.

Dimensions

Width: 38.6 cm embroidery, Width: 44 cm ground fabric, Length: 106 cm embroidery, Length: 112.5 cm ground fabric

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 1992/366.

Descriptive line

Embroidered panel 'Girls and Boys Come Out to Play' of silks on cotton, after Walter Crane, England, and retailed by William Whiteley, ca.1890

Production Note

Made ca.1890, after an illustration published in 1877 by Walter Crane taken from his illustrated book 'The Baby's Opera'. Ground fabric with drawn pattern manufactured for and retailed by William Whiteley, Westbourne Grove, London.

Materials

Cotton (textile); Silk thread

Techniques

Embroidered

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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