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Textile Design with Bush Roses


Verso, across top, in brown ink: A capital pattern and drawn with great taste cut it and print the first piece on / 9/8 cloth as a proof to Mr. Ovey (who provided this well done we think we'll engage / it) that you can execute work equal to any House in Lancashire--in this case / the yellow must be fast


PDP Watermark Type: Watermark, l. r.: E & P (Edmeads and Pine, Ivy Mill, Kent, 1790s, similar to #53 in Shorter, English Paper Mills, 1957)


Marilyn and Selwyn Kudisch, Chestnut Hill, MA (inherited from Marilyn Kudisch's father); gift to MFA, November 17, 1993.

Credit Line

Gift of Marilyn and Selwyn Kudisch

probably 1795–1800


Sheet: 44.8 x 34.7 cm (17 5/8 x 13 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Transparent and opaque watercolor over graphite pencil on off-white wove paper


Prints and Drawings


Drawings / Watercolors