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Fragment. Ground: cream-white cotton. Design: printed from wood-blocks in red, blue, neutral violet, and yellow; outlines and accents of dark neutral violet; of flowering plants growing from rocky ground, birds' nests with young birds. Mark printed on selvedge FABa DI LUIGI TESTORI...

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Credit Line

Gift of Charles Wendell Townsend

Italian (Genoa), early 19th century


Overall: 124.5 x 51 cm (49 x 20 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton block-printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts