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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date late 18th C
Date Accessioned 1988
Artefact/Item Textile
Function Furnishing
General Description French linen/cotton furnishing piece, block printed - two wooden blocks, one with metal pins, iron/tannic and alum/madder. Soft brown black and soft red on unbleached ground. Two dark flowers in alternate rows against a regular set of light leaves, a s
Cultural Context France perhaps Nantes or Angers or West France (see note and also back of cloth)
Id Number Current Accession 8129
Subject French block print
Measurements Dimensions 70 x 57 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, Hand spun, Hand woven
Weave Plain weave
Process 2 wooden blocks

 

 

 

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