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Textile, "Squire's Garden"

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Block-printed cotton
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES ca. 1900
    DIMENSIONS 45 x 39 in. (114.3 x 99.1 cm)
    CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
    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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