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Printed and painted cotton panel

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White cotton ground. Tropical scene of an island densely covered with flowering vegetation, including a palm tree, hollyhocks, and morning glories. A white cockatiel sits on one of the lower branches in the composition. Colors are primarily blues and greens, with pink flowers. The design is...

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Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund

French (Alsace),

Object Place

Alsace, France


271.14 x 148.59 cm (106 3/4 x 58 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 106 3/4 in. x 58 1/2 in.

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Medium or Technique

Cotton; printed and painted


Textiles and Fashion Arts