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Dress Fabric

ca. 1838-1840 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Dress fabric of roller printed cotton. On a dark pink-brown ground are printed stripes of flowers in red, pink, brown and a single green. The border stripe consists of a large bunch of flowers alternating with a spray of blossom set against a panel reserved in white spotted with brown. The narrow stripe has flowers with jagged outlines suggesting woven shawls or Berlin woolwork.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Roller printed cotton
Brief Description
Dress fabric of roller printed cotton, England, ca. 1838-1840
Physical Description
Dress fabric of roller printed cotton. On a dark pink-brown ground are printed stripes of flowers in red, pink, brown and a single green. The border stripe consists of a large bunch of flowers alternating with a spray of blossom set against a panel reserved in white spotted with brown. The narrow stripe has flowers with jagged outlines suggesting woven shawls or Berlin woolwork.
Dimensions
  • Length: 13.875in
  • Width: 24.75in
Credit line
Given by Mr Ronald Baker
Collection
Accession Number
T.67-1964

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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