1957.1322.002 Bedcover
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Bedcover

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Place of Origin:

    Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1936-1938

  • Materials:

    Cotton

  • Techniques:

    Woven (plain), Roller printed, Raised style

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.1322.002


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Object Number

1957.1322.002

Object Name

Bedcover

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Secondary Place of Origin

England, United Kingdom, Europe

Secondary Origin Notes

This fabric was made in England, c. 1820.

Date

1936-1938

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; Pinned on tag; "57.1322.2" (ink)
2. Label; Pinned on tag; "57.1322.2 / Nemours Rm / Apri-Sept" (graphite)
3. Label; Sewn on tag; "2 V - NEMOURS / Bedspread / July-Aug-Sept" (typed)

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Woven (plain), Roller printed, Raised style

Dimensions (inches)

83 (L) , 98 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

210.82 (L) , 248.92 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements overall. Measurements are approximate due to the inherent variability of textiles. Florence Montgomery determined warps per inch at 52.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Article] 08//1946. Antiques. 50 (2)
Fabric design: Cover of August issue, see p. 89.
[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 "raised" style and print technology, pp. 88, 97.
[Thesis] Sykas, Philip Anthony. 10//2000 Material Evidence: Nineteenth Century Calico Printers' Pattern Books. 275-343 Ph.D. The Manchester Metropolitan University Department of Textiles/Fashion
Information on roller and cylinder printing, pp. 276-312
[Catalogue] Victoria and Albert Museum, et al. 1960 Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of English Chintz: English Printed Fabrics from their Origins until the Present Day; Victoria and Albert Museum, London, May 18th to July 17th, 1960. 75
Information on similar pattern and dating, p. 49, #297
[Catalogue] Victoria and Albert Museum & Floud, Peter. 1955 Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of English Chintz: Two Centuries of Changing Taste.
Information on similar pattern in polychrome, p. 32, #146
[Book] Montgomery, Florence. 1970 Printed Textiles: English and American Cottons and Linens 1700-1850.
Room view of Nemours Room with bedcover published: p. 77, fig. 51