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Source:   Costume -- infants' wear -- 1899 & earlier

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

Image ID: 825757

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

Image Details

Image Title

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

Published Date

: 1851

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 16 x 12 cm. (6 x 4 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "A rectangular form placed lozengewise rules the geometric construction of the pattern, the centre of each form is filled by a single leaf, and on each intersecting angle is placed a flower of four petals, the treatment of which, as well as of the foliage, is perfectly flat. The colour is a gradation of two reds, enhanced with white in the flowers and leaf-stalks, and all the forms are bordered and defined by black …"

Original Source

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


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Costume -- infants' wear -- 1899 & earlier

Source Description

: 2 folders (61 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC COSTU-Inf-18

Digital ID

: 825757

Record ID

: 703740

Digital Item Published

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

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