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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date middle 19th C (probably 1870ís)
Date Accessioned 1988
Artefact/Item Textile
Function Scarf
General Description French block printed 19th Century cotton head or neck scarf, purplish brown - iron or logwood /tannic discharged to white probably by acid. Floral pattern of large flower heads set in indented leaves made three dimensional by size and spacing of pins in
Cultural Context France
Id Number Current Accession 8046
Subject purple/brown scarf
Measurements Dimensions 130 x 121 centimetres
Material Cotton
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 (at least 3 blocks) and discharged by acid?
Weave Plain weave

 

 

 

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