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Length of furnishing fabric: "Cherwell"

"Cherwell" pattern printed on cotton velvet. Design of carnations, thistles, chrysanthemums and roses in tan and dark green on teal green ground. Block-printed at Merton Abbey. Same pattern known as "Double Bough" issued in 1890 as wallpaper. Full pattern repeat: 38 1/4"

Provenance

Spink & Son Ltd., London; Purchased by the MFA, 1986

Credit Line

Susan Cornelia Warren Fund

English, Designed 1887

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1986.589

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles