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Factory Mark (England), ca. 1890

This is a Factory mark. It was printed by Thomas Wardle. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 1934. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 55.5 x 98 cm (21 7/8 x 38 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed at top: Thomas Wardle / Art Printer / Leek, Staffordshire / Regisitered / Elliott & Bulkley, New York, Sole Agents. Printed on both selvedges: Wardle's Prints

Cite this object as

Factory Mark (England), ca. 1890; Printed by Thomas Wardle (1831 – 1909); cotton; Warp x Weft: 55.5 x 98 cm (21 7/8 x 38 9/16 in.); 1934-7-3

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