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Fragment of furnishing fabric: "Tulip"

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The "tulip" chintz designed by William Morris and produced by Thomas Wardle at Leek. Woodblock printed in two shades of blue and in tan. Over one full repeat of stylized tulips and large curving leaves against a ground covered with small leafy branches.

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Pitman; Gift to the MFA, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Pitman

English, Design registered 1875

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 67.9 x 152.4 cm (26 3/4 x 60 in.)

Accession Number

45.822b

Medium or Technique

Block-printed cotton plain weave (chintz)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles