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Printed cotton: The Swing

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Piece of printed cotton, polychrome on white ground showing vignette of couple in swing supported by two trees above, two figures in classical dress, on wingèd, one holding garland of flowers, somewhat stained, a number of small holes; probably from the same fabric as 55.103.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

French (Nantes), 1797–1900

Object Place

Nantes, France


54.3 x 41.8 cm (21 3/8 x 16 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton blockprint with painted details in polychrome on white


Textiles and Fashion Arts