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What is this?

Length of printed cotton with a naturalistic design with nasturtiums, passion flower, and other flowers, foliage, and vines crossing and intertwining. The design appears in white on a rich indigo blue ground with etched details in blue.

This is a textile from United Kingdom. It is dated 1790s and we acquired it in 1960. Gift of Harold M. Bailey.

Its medium is

medium: cotton technique: discharge printed by engraved plate on indigo-dyed plain weave label: indigo-dyed cotton, discharge printed by engraved plate

Its dimensions are

H x W: 58.4 x 92.7 cm (23 x 36 1/2 in.)

This object was manufactured by Bromley Hall

This object was donated by Harold M. Bailey

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