Window hanging (Side curtain)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Creator (Role):

    Samuel Matley (Printer)

    Joseph Lockett (Engraver)

  • Place of Origin:

    United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    Mottram, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1920-1952

  • Materials:

    Cotton; Silk

  • Techniques:

    Roller printed, Woven (plain)

  • Museum Object Number:

    1952.0335 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1952.0335 A

Object Name

Window hanging (Side curtain)

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Samuel Matley (Printer)
"Matley, Samuel & Son, Hodge, Cheshire. Samuel Matley, calico-printer, was in partnership with James Lever at Red Bank, Manchester until 1787, when Matley took over the business. Between 1802 and 1805 he was also printing at Scotland Bridge, Manchester, then letting those premises and moving to Hodge, near Mottram, where his family continued to print until 1870." Hefford, Wendy. 1992. "The Victoria & Albert Museum's Textile Collection: Design for Printed Textiles in England from 1750 to 1850." Page 158.

Joseph Lockett (Engraver)

Place of Origin

United States, North America

Origin Notes

Window treatment made in the first half of the 20th century.

Secondary Place of Origin

Mottram, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Secondary Origin Notes

The textile was printed at the Hodge Printworks of Samuel Matley, near Mottram, Cheshire, England about 1824.

Date

1920-1952

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; reverse, lower left corner; 52.235a/Spatterware/Hall/all year reverse reads T283
2. Label; reverse, lower left corner; Spatterware/Pr curtains/All year

Materials

Cotton; Silk

Techniques

Roller printed, Woven (plain)

Dimensions (inches)

21 (W) , 91.5 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

53.34 (W) , 232.41 (D)

Measurement Notes

Measurements are approximate due to the inherent variability of textiles. Montgomery determined warps per inch: 80. Vertical design repeat: 6 11/16 inches Selvedge width: 22 1/2 inches (RGW, 06/15/2013)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Montgomery, Florence. 1970 Printed Textiles: English and American Cottons and Linens 1700-1850.
Textile with same pattern, p. 306, fig. 334
[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
Similar textile: p. 49, #303
[Book] Eaton, Linda. 2007 Quilts in a Material World: Selections from the Winterthur Collection.
Textile with same design: Chapter 3, p. 79