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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date 1784
Date Accessioned 1985
Artefact/Item Textile
Function ‘Housewife' or sewing case
General Description British printed cottons before 1782, there are eight different patterns, and seven pockets.
Cultural Context British Isles and India
Id Number Current Accession 7970
Subject housewife
Measurements Dimensions 38 x 10 centimetres
Material Cotton, Linen
Visual Information Floral patterns
Current Ownership University College for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Relation Document For See ‘Past Impressions’ exhibition card attached to index card
Rights Managed by The Textiles Collection at the University for the Creative Arts at Farnham.
Source Bought from exhibition ‘Past Impressions’ (The Antique Textile Co.) £180
Technique Block print, Hand painted
Weave Plain weave
Process Indian painted



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