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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date late 19th C
Date Accessioned 1988
Artefact/Item Textile
Function Scarf
General Description French 19th Century cotton scarf, block printed paste resist and mordant printed. Centre very small dense all over pattern, corner motif and border pattern of small upright ‘paisley' shapes linked by curve.
Cultural Context France probably
Id Number Current Accession 8049
Subject French Lapis scarf
Measurements Dimensions 99 x 91 centimetres
Material Cotton
Visual Information Border, Paisley
Current Ownership University College for the Creative Arts at Farnham
History Of Ownership Barron and Larcher collection
Rights Managed by The Textiles Collection at the University for the Creative Arts at Farnham.
Source Given by Robin and Heather Tanner Chippenham Wilts
Technique Block printed paste resist and mordant printed (probably 12 blocks)
Weave Plain weave
Process White - paste resist Red - resist inc. alum Dyed indigo Maroon - alum and iron mordant Dyed madder or alizarin Yellow - overprinted



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