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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date early 19th C
Date Accessioned 1988
Artefact/Item Textile
Function Part of dress
General Description French early 19th Century part of dress, block printed cotton, flower sprigs with leaves and stems closely covering the dark ground.
Cultural Context France probably Provence
Id Number Current Accession 8065
Subject French dress part
Measurements Dimensions 52 x 46 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 printed resist
Process Probably 5 blocks 2 reds - alum/madder yellow - probably alum/quercitron the overdyed mid-tone indigo making blue and green - see reverse side of cloth (D.OC 2001)
 

 

 

 

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