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Source:   Textiles -- 1800s

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[Cotton swatch with floral pattern, 19th century.]

Image ID: 825754

[Cotton swatch with floral pattern, 19th century.] (1851)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Cotton swatch with floral pattern, 19th century.]

Published Date

: 1851

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 15 x 13 cm. (5 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "… The arrangement of the flowers, whilst preserving the type of nature, skilfully produces a certain diaper flat affect. The design is well relieved on a simple ground, and the introduction of the higher lights on the flowers gives a brilliant liveliness to a print, which will at the same time please the rather sombre taste of the present day. Nearly the same remarks apply to the brick-coloured cotton, though this last is ....
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Original Source

: From Journal of design and manufactures. Chapman and Hall, 1849-1852) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Textiles -- 1800s

Source Description

: 2 folders (52 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC TEXT-18

Digital ID

: 825754

Record ID

: 691761

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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