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Kerchief: The Cotters Saturday Night

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Copperplate engraving, printed in mauve, on tabby-woven cotton ground. Shows a group of men, women, and children gathered in a cottage, around a small table at which an elderly man reads from Genesis. Narrow border shows thistle vine. Below pictorial field, text of Burns' poem Inscribed: "From a...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Choate

English or Scottish, Late 18th century

Object Place

England or Scotland


44.1 x 46.2 cm (17 3/8 x 18 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton Printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts