1957.0027.004 A Textile, printed obverse
  • 1957.0027.004 A Textile, printed obverse
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Textile, printed

  • Category:

    Textiles

  • Place of Origin:

    England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    c. 1800 (1790-1810)

  • Materials:

    Cotton

  • Techniques:

    Woven (plain), Plate printed, Raised style

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0027.004 A


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Object Number

1957.0027.004 A

Object Name

Textile, printed

Category

Textiles

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Place of Origin

England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

c. 1800 (1790-1810)

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; Pinned on tag; "57.27.4 a / Blue & white toile / approx. 8 yds. 24 3/4 " w." (ink, graphite)
2. Label; Pinned on red tag; "T140" / "T140" (graphite)
3. Label; Sewn-in label; "1957.27.4 A" (ink)

Subjects

Birth of Venus

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Woven (plain), Plate printed, Raised style

Dimensions (inches)

98.5 (L) , 49.75 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

250.19 (L) , 126.365 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements are approximate due to the inherent variability of textiles. Florence Montgomery determined warps per inch at: 56. Vertical design repeat: 35 1/2 inches. Selvedge width: 24 7/8 inches.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Montgomery, Florence. 1970 Printed Textiles: English and American Cottons and Linens 1700-1850.
Textile with same pattern, p. 275, fig. 292
[Article] Standen, Edith A. 11//1964 English Washing Furnitures. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. 23 (3): 109-124.
Textile with similar design (see Notes), p. 115, fig. 5
[Chapter] Bide, Martin. Secrets of the Printer's Palette, Colors & Dyes in Rhode Island Quilts [Book] Welters, Linda & OrdoƱez, Margaret. Down by the Old Mill Stream: Quilts in Rhode Island. 83-121.
Information on China blue, p. 88, 97
[Book] Storey, Joyce. 1974 The Thames and Hudson Manual of Textile Printing.
Information on print style, p. 11-12