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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date 1785 design (printed then or a little later)
Date Accessioned 1988
Artefact/Item Textile
Function Bed pelmet
General Description French quilted cotton bed pelmet, plate printed red on off white, alum / madder. Narrative scene (‘Les comediens ambulants' from Toiles de Nantes catalogue), design depicts man on horse pulling a cart with woman.
Cultural Context France Nantes
Id Number Current Accession 8041
Subject French bed pelmet
Measurements Dimensions 168 x 47 centimetres
Material Cotton cloth and lining
Visual Information Narrative scene
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 Plate printed
Weave Plain weave

 

 

 

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