Sidewall (France), ca. 1770
Block-printed on handmade paper. Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt. 1928-2-71.
What is this?
Vertical rectangle. Rectangular framework of twisted ribbons, running diagonally, in black and white dots, with tassels hanging from points of intersection. Vertical serpentines of slender vine with flowers and foliage in black and white. Slip printed in two colors with one woodblock to give a shadow effect.