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Printed cotton: Boys Playing

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Fragment, made up of three pieces stitched together. Copperplate engraving, printed in brown on cotton cloth. Piece does not show complete repeat. At upper left, in a landscape setting with a domed hut in the background, two boys hold up a large hoop while a third boy runs at them from the...

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Gift of Mr. Robert E. Snelling

English, late 18th century

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70.7 x 36.2 cm (27 13/16 x 14 1/4 in.) includes backing fabric

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Medium or Technique

Cotton print


Textiles and Fashion Arts