Piece of textile: printed patchwork w/various figure motifs

Object Number: 
1952.314
Date: 
ca. 1815
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 12 1/2 in. ( 33 x 31.8 cm )
Description: 
Cotton copper-engraved textile fragment with octagonal scenes from Gilbert and Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore" against a patchwork ground; printed in red, blue, sepia, moss-green, green, and tan ink on a white ground; appears pattern would repeat.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
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Creative: Tronvig Group