T110.1 textile, printed design repeat
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Curtain (Ex-bed hanging)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Place of Origin:

    England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:


  • Materials:


  • Techniques:

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

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Object Number


Object Name

Curtain (Ex-bed hanging)


Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

England, United Kingdom, Europe

Origin Notes

This fabric was printed in England, c. 1850.



Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; attached tag; "Essex room/ #2 right"


American eagle




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

Construction Description


Dimensions (inches)

108 (L) , 34.25 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

274.32 (L) , 86.995 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements are approximate due to the inherent variability of textiles. Florence Montgomery determined warps per inch at 60. Vertical design repeat: 11 3/8" - an approximate measurement as the object has been quilted

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Manuscript] Bertrand, Rebecca & Parks, Sarah. Seasonal Change Study.
See Curator of Textiles for Seasonal Change Study binder discussing this object.
[Book] Montgomery, Florence. 1970 Printed Textiles: English and American Cottons and Linens 1700-1850.
Textile with same pattern with different ground color, p. 339, fig. 397
[Catalogue] Victoria and Albert Museum & Floud, Peter. 1955 Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of English Chintz: Two Centuries of Changing Taste.
Information on textile with similar pattern, p. 34, # 163
[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
[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
[Book] Eaton, Linda. 2007 Quilts in a Material World: Selections from the Winterthur Collection.
Textile with same pattern, Chapter 6, p. 160