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Textile, "Squire's Garden"

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Block-printed cotton
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES ca. 1900
    DIMENSIONS 45 x 39 in. (114.3 x 99.1 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1992.237
    CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT
    CAPTION Charles F. Annesley (English, 1857-1941). Textile, "Squire's Garden," ca. 1900. Block-printed cotton, 45 x 39 in. (114.3 x 99.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 1992.237 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1992.237.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1992.237.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Textile, block-printed cotton. Conventionalized garden scene. Horizontal row of red, paired, mirror-image peacocks alternating with ocher sundial between the paired birds and a stylized tree with triangular blue foliage and symmetrically paired ocher birds on lower branches. Second horizontal band with ocher trellis, each grid of which contains a red flower with blue leaves, a red and black bird house raised on a red pole and platform with seven potted topiaries symmetrically arranged between each bird house. Squire's Garden Pattern. CONDITION: Very good; colors bright, full selvage.
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    Charles F. Annesley (English, 1857-1941). <em>Textile, "Squire's Garden,"</em> ca. 1900. Block-printed cotton, 45 x 39 in. (114.3 x 99.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 1992.237 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1992.237.jpg)