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Printed cotton

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Warp, linen; weft, cotton. Printed in red from copper plate. Design: dancers around a maypole, village in background; sheep in the foreground. Silk tabs have been applied to the reverse top edge.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Wendell Townsend

English, about 1765

Dimensions

210 x 81.5 cm (82 11/16 x 32 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.545

Medium or Technique

Cotton print

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles