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Doily, Flora's Retinue: Pink, ca. 1891

This is a Doily. It was designed by Walter Crane and produced by John Wilson & Sons. It is dated ca. 1891 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is linen warp, silk weft and its technique is 4&1 satin damask. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund and through gift of Mrs. Edward Stern.

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Vase (England), 1891
  • glazed and lustered earthenware.
  • Museum purchase from Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund.
  • 1995-3-1
  • Card
  • Gift of Barbara Jarocki and Robert Fudim.
  • 1986-119-14-52

Its dimensions are

18 x 18cm (7 1/16 x 7 1/16in.) fringed on all sides

It has the following markings

"REG'D" in lower right, and Walter Crane's monogram in lower left corner

Cite this object as

Doily, Flora's Retinue: Pink, ca. 1891; Designed by Walter Crane (English, 1845–1915); Great Britain; linen warp, silk weft; 18 x 18cm (7 1/16 x 7 1/16in.) fringed on all sides; Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund and through gift of Mrs. Edward Stern; 1994-28-3

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