Textile, "Squire's Garden"
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Designated Purchase Fund
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)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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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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