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Wood blocks for printing English chintz and calico designs
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Item Details
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Title
Wood blocks for printing English chintz and calico designs
Square Textile printing block
Work Type
Textiles Machinery
Date
1750-1830
Location
England
Material
boxwood; metal; oak
Measurements
overall: .3 x 1 x .6 m
Description
23 wood blocks for printing chintz and calico with English designs typical of the period, by unknown maker, England, 1750-1830. Each block consists of a mahogany or oak base with a thin face of more expensive boxwood. The pattern is drawn on reverse on the boxwood and then cut. By about 1900 block printing had largely been superceded by rotary printing.
ID Number
co237104
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group - https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero - https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/. The image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.
File Properties
File Name
large_1875_0041_0023__0001_.jpg
SSID
26229817

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