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Ground: cream white cotton. Design: border of birds, fountains, baskets of flowers, and butterflies printed from wood blocks with red, pink, and brown, outlines of dark brown. Faded, worn and stained. Brown dye has rotted the cotton.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Wendell Townsend

Italian, 1830–50

Dimensions

Overall: 57 x 115.5 cm (22 7/16 x 45 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.552

Medium or Technique

Cotton block-printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles