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Two fragments of printed cotton, joined

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Two fragments, joined. Irregularly shaped pieces, together show parts of two design repeats. On natural ground, engraved design printed (copperplate or roller) in cobalt blue. Shows sailing ships attacking an oriental port; the town returns the fire. Above, at left, an exploding bomb; at right,...

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Credit Line

Gift of the sisters of Miss Anne L. Balch in her memory

English, Early 19th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

51 x 40.2 cm (20 1/16 x 15 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2415

Medium or Technique

Cotton print

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles