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Printed cotton: Classical Ruins

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Landscape. Ground: white linen warp, white cotton weft. Design: ruined arch, through which landscape, with lake, city and mountain is visible; on right man leaning on fence, cottage on left, and sheep and cows in foreground, printed in red from copper-plate. Under arch, on left "Collins...

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Provenance

Lent by Mr. and Mrs. Quincy W. Whales, April 2, 1941. (made a gift May 13, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Quincy W. Wales

English, 1765

Object Place

England

Dimensions

73.8 x 80 cm (29 1/16 x 31 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.632

Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen plain weave copperplate printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles