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Piece of printed cotton

Roller printed glazed cotton with drop repeat showing an exotic bird drinking from urn suspended by chain from flowering branch. Printed in purple and red with green, yellow and blue added. Machine ground geometric design of brown dots. Full loom width, some small tears.

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Textile Income Purchase Fund

English, 1830–50

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Printed cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts