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Bolster covered with furnishing fabric: "Tulip"

One of two bolsters covered with the "tulip" chintz designed by William Morris and produced by Thomas Wardle at Leek. Woodblock printed in two shades of blue and in tan against a cream ground.

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Pitman; Gift to the MFA, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Pitman

English, Design registered 1875

Object Place

England

Accession Number

45.822d

Medium or Technique

Block -printed cotton plain weave (chintz); cotton(?) stuffing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles