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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date late 18th C / early 19th C
Date Accessioned 1988
Artefact/Item Textile several pieces tacked tog.
Function Upholstery fabric
General Description French block printed upholstery, soft black brown and dull red, 6 wood blocks approx. 16 x 22 cm., tannic/iron madder, alum/madder. Curving vertical stripes edged with leaves, divided by huge flowers and leaves, dotted background.
Cultural Context France Rouen?
Id Number Current Accession 8159
Subject French block print
Measurements Dimensions 140 x 82 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
 

 

 

 

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