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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date 1800 - 1810
Date Accessioned 1988
Artefact/Item Textile garment
Function Spencer - to be used for the top of high waisted dress
General Description French early 19th Century spencer (top of high waisted dress), block printed flower sprigs against an all over ‘fern' patttern on dark ground.
Cultural Context France probably Provence
Id Number Current Accession 8066
Subject French spencer
Material Cotton with some linen
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
Process 5 blocks and hand pencilling for blue

 

 

 

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