T215 textile, printed design repeat
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Quilt fragment (Wholecloth quilt fragment)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Place of Origin:

    France, Europe

  • Date:

    1770-1800

  • Materials:

    Cotton; Linen

  • Techniques:

    Block printed, Woven (plain), Mordant style, Quilted

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0027.008 A


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Object Number

1957.0027.008 A

Object Name

Quilt fragment (Wholecloth quilt fragment)

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Place of Origin

France, Europe

Origin Notes

This quilt fragment is made from fabric that was printed in France during the late 18th century.

Date

1770-1800

Materials

Cotton; Linen

Techniques

Block printed, Woven (plain), Mordant style, Quilted

Construction Description

hand-stitched

Dimensions (inches)

109.5 (L) , 51.25 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

278.13 (L) , 130.175 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements are approximate due to inherent variability of textiles. Montgomery determined warps per inch: 48. Vertical design repeat: 20 1/2 inches Selvedge width: 36 inches (at least) (RGW, 01/07/2014)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Storey, Joyce. 1974 The Thames and Hudson Manual of Textile Printing.
Information on mordant style, pp. 11-12
[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 mordant style, pp. 88, 101-104