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Indigo Blockprinted Cotton Textile French 18th Century


Code: 11215


W: 150cm (59.1")H: 97cm (38.2")

Gorgeous French circa 1780 indigo resist textile, blockprinted with a stylised design of arching acanthus leaves with stylised flowers and spotted leaves.An earlier version of this popular design from around Rouen in Northern France, it is printed on a soft textured cotton which gives the indigo a most beautiful dense quality.

With one small area of darning and scattered small holes here and there.