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

English, Early 19th century

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

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Cotton print


Textiles and Fashion Arts