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Sample

1860-1880 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Sample of cotton printed with Turkey red showing a peacock with its tail transformed into a roundel with a wide border of small cones. The peacock feathers form a scrolling surround with small peacocks. The sample goes in the colours yellow, blue, green, white and black on red.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Printed cotton
Brief Description
Sample of printed cotton, made by United Turkey Red Co. Ltd, Dumbarton, Scotland, 1860-1880
Physical Description
Sample of cotton printed with Turkey red showing a peacock with its tail transformed into a roundel with a wide border of small cones. The peacock feathers form a scrolling surround with small peacocks. The sample goes in the colours yellow, blue, green, white and black on red.
Dimensions
  • Length: 39.7cm
  • Width: 29.5cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'H.B. 618' (Stamped)
Credit line
Given by the Society of Dyers & Colourists
Collection
Accession Number
T.133:28-1976

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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