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What is this?

Large-scale design of exotic flowers with curving stems and leaves, large flowerheads suggesting tree-peonies and lotus in pink, red, yellow, and white with brown outlining on a ground of dark greenish-blue with fine, small-scale all-over reserve pattern of scrolling stems, leaves and flowers.

This is a textile from United Kingdom. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1951. Gift of Robert W. Friedel. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: cotton technique: printed on plain weave with doubled warps

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 95 x 37 cm (37 3/8 x 14 9/16 in.) H x W (c): 22 x 96 cm (8 11/16 x 37 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

RECd MORRIS AND COMPANY

This object was manufactured by Morris & Company, Decorators Ltd.

This object was donated by Robert W. Friedel

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