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Doily, Flora's Retinue: Bluebelle, 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 warp: linen; weft: silk and its technique is damask, 4 & 1 satin. 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.

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Its dimensions are

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

It has the following markings

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

Cite this object as

Doily, Flora's Retinue: Bluebelle, ca. 1891; Designed by Walter Crane (English, 1845–1915); Great Britain; warp: linen; weft: silk; 18 x 18 cm (7 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.) fringed on all sides; Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund and through gift of Mrs. Edward Stern; 1994-28-4

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