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Title Eagle, French dot
Collection Crafts Study Centre
Textile Printer Barron and Larcher
Description Jacket made from black cotton with a discharge block print, and a positive block print in brown, with red running stitch picking out the design. The quilted jacket has a v-neck, long sleeves, 2 pockets, and side seam slits. It is lined in cotton and has a front button closure of 6 mother of pearl buttons attached in 3 pairs.
Id Number Current Accession T.74.164
Subject printed textiles, jacket, costume
Measurements 80 x 104 centimetres
Material cotton
Dye madder, muriate of tin, gall, iron
History Worn by Phyllis Barron.
Relation Exhibition Exhibit no. 27 in ´Hand block printed textiles: Phyllis Barron and Dorothy Larcher´, Crafts Study Centre, Holburne Museum, Bath, 1978.
Rights Owner Crafts Study Centre/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Technique hand-blockprinting
Process Galled cotton dyed in iron. Cotton lining dyed in madder. ´Eagle´ printed in muriate of tin to discharge the design. Over-printed with ´French dot´ in brown.



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