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"The Fortune Teller", length of furnishing fabric

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White ground with a barn-yard scene printed in blue; in one corner a windmill, below, a house, barn, hay-mow, trees, cattle, hay-makers and a gypsy. Made with a linen warp and cotton weft, and printed from an engraved copper-plate; At the time this was made, the English did not know how to make...

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Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Henry J. Bigelow

British, 1765

Object Place



196.5 x 92 cm (77 3/8 x 36 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen copperplate-printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts