Not currently on display at the V&A

Sample

1914 (manufactured)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Printed cotton with cream-white ground with deep selvedge border of dark blue with a fungal-like meander in rust-brown and white, perhaps a skirt length. These frame a field of thick connecting curved lines, with large plant or bird motifs at connecting points. The spaces are infilled by grids, scallops and wavy lines. Predominate colours are indigo blue, and rust with white highlights. Two selvedges.


Object details

Category
Object type
Materials and techniques
Printed cotton
Brief description
Textile sample, printed cotton dress fabric, for Calico Printers' Association, Manchester, 1914
Physical description
Printed cotton with cream-white ground with deep selvedge border of dark blue with a fungal-like meander in rust-brown and white, perhaps a skirt length. These frame a field of thick connecting curved lines, with large plant or bird motifs at connecting points. The spaces are infilled by grids, scallops and wavy lines. Predominate colours are indigo blue, and rust with white highlights. Two selvedges.
Dimensions
  • Maximum length: 72.5cm
  • Width: 88.7cm
Marks and inscriptions
105362 (Patent Office Registration Number)
Production
Patent Office registration date: 30th April 1914

Attribution note: Possibly made for the West African market.
Collection
Accession number
T.234-2004

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Record createdMarch 14, 2005
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