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Medium:
Medium: linen Technique: block printed on plain weave
Dimensions:
H x W: 90 x 77 cm (35 1/2 x 30 1/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Made in:
England or USA
Date:
1920–30
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Polychrome block print on green linen visually – two layers of patterning. Back layer: green ground with darker green foliage. Top layer: serpentine branches with blue and brown branches with large polychrome flowers. Two brilliantly colored birds fly toward each other, one blue and lavender with yellow crest holds sprig of lavender berries in beak; the other is yellow with orange wings and tail, blue head and crest. Vertically repeated. Sides match at a drop repeat.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Germaine Little
Accession Number:
1968-110-31
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq45fb978f1-64ca-477e-a5b4-d00cc6790cf2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1968-110-31