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Sample of furnishing fabric: "Windrush"

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"Windrush" design sample printed at Merton Abbey in light green, gold, black and white. "Windrush" takes its name from a tributary of the Thames. Design of large scale flowers on undulating stems in part inspired by 15th century Italian and Near Eastern textile patterns. One repeat: full loom...

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Provenance

Cora Ginsburg, Inc., New York; Purchased by the MFA, 1976

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

English, Design registered 1883

Object Place

England

Dimensions

98 x 63.5 cm (38 9/16 x 25 in.)

Accession Number

1976.14

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles