1959.0118.004 Petticoat
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Petticoat (Quilt fragment)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Clothing)

  • Place of Origin:

    France, Europe

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    France, Europe

  • Date:

    1760-1780

  • Materials:

    Silk; Cotton

  • Techniques:

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

  • Museum Object Number:

    1959.0118.004


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Object Number

1959.0118.004

Object Name

Petticoat (Quilt fragment)

Category

Textiles (Clothing)

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Place of Origin

France, Europe

Secondary Place of Origin

France, Europe

Secondary Origin Notes

The petticoat is lined with fabric that was probably printed in France c. 1740.

Date

1760-1780

Materials

Silk; Cotton

Techniques

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

Dimensions (inches)

36.5 (L) , 105 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

92.71 (L) , 266.7 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements are approximate due to the inherent variability of textiles. Silk face fabric 26 1/2" selvage to selvage Printed fabric: Montgomery determined warps per inch: 36 Selvedge width: 35 inches

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