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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.

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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


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

This object was donated by Robert W. Friedel

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