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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date middle 19th C
Date Accessioned 1988
Artefact/Item Textile
Function Scarf
General Description French 19thCentury cotton Lapis style scarf, block printed paste resist and mordant printed version of ‘paisley' and stylised flowers.
Cultural Context France
Id Number Current Accession 8048
Subject Lapis scarf
Measurements Dimensions 88 x 75 centimetres
Material Cotton
Visual Information Floral pattern, Paisley
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 paste resist and mordant (probably 16 blocks)
Weave Plain weave
Process White and yellow - paste resist Red - resist red i.e. alum in resist paste Maroon - probably ‘chocolate’ mixture of alum and iron printed over resist Dyed in indigo and madder or alizarin Yellow - over printed
 

 

 

 

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