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Printed cotton

Polychrome woodblock printed cotton with original glazing depicting palm trees and pheasants, a popular subject around 1815. This pattern was designed by Charles Swainson of the Bannister Hall printworks near Preston, Lancashire. Cf. 45.720, an English roller and surface printed imitation of...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1815

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Printed cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts