T1294 Textile, printed partial design repeat
  • T1294 Textile, printed partial design repeat
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Bed hanging (Valance)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Place of Origin:

    Rouen, France, Europe

  • Date:

    1770-1790

  • Materials:

    Cotton; Linen; Silk

  • Techniques:

    Woven (plain), Mordant style, Block printed

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0125.019 B


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Object Number

1957.0125.019 B

Object Name

Bed hanging (Valance)

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Place of Origin

Rouen, France, Europe

Origin Notes

This textile was printed in Rouen, France between 1770 and 1790.

Date

1770-1790

Subjects

Indienne

Materials

Cotton; Linen; Silk

Techniques

Woven (plain), Mordant style, Block printed

Dimensions (inches)

13 (H) , 50.5 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

33.02 (H) , 128.27 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements are approximate due to inherent variability of textiles. Florence Montgomery determined warps per inch at 52. Vertical design repeat: 12.5 inches.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[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 and penciled blue, p. 88; 94-96; 101-104
[Book] Storey, Joyce. 1974 The Thames and Hudson Manual of Textile Printing.
Information on mordant style, p. 11-12