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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date late 18th C or early 19th C
Date Accessioned 1988
Artefact/Item Textile several pieces joined
Function Furnishing
General Description French block printed and hand painted furnishing, vertical undulating stripes with garlands intertwined, divided by roses meandering with buds and leaves.
Cultural Context probably France
Id Number Current Accession 8134
Subject French block & pencilled
Measurements Dimensions 134 x 117 centimetres
Material Linen warp cotton weft
Visual Information Floral pattern
Current Ownership University College for the Creative Arts at Farnham
History Of Ownership Barron and Larcher collection
Rights Managed by The Textiles Collection at the University for the Creative Arts at Farnham.
Source Given by Robin and Heather Tanner Chippenham Wilts
Technique Block print NB Important printing mistake which shows the shape and size of the blocks, Hand painted, Hand spun, Hand woven
Weave Plain weave
Process 4 wood blocks 28.5 x 19 cm inlaid with felt for background Soft faded red - alum madder, blue - indigo pencilled in

 

 

 

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