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Sample of furnishing fabric printed with design of water birds and tropical foliage in blues, greens, browns, yellow and red on natural ground. Printed in selvedge: "Derryvale / Hand Printed." Both ends serged.

Provenance

Purchased by internet auction, about 2005; Gift to the MFA, March 21 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward

American, 1920s

Dimensions

Center back: 134.6 cm (53 in.)

Accession Number

2007.313

Medium or Technique

Linen plain-weave, block-printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles, Printed, block