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Doily, Flora's Retinue: Daisy

This is a Doily. It was designed by Walter Crane and produced by John Wilson & Sons. It is dated ca. 1891 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is linen warp, silk weft and its technique is 4 & 1 satin damask. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund and through gift of Mrs. Edward Stern.

  • Doily, Flora's Retinue: Pink
  • linen warp, silk weft.
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund and through gift of....
  • 1994-28-3
  • Sidewall, Daisy
  • block-printed paper.
  • Gift of Cowtan & Tout, Inc..
  • 1935-23-7

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Doily, Flora's Retinue: Poppy
  • linen warp, silk weft.
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund and through gift of....
  • 1994-28-5
  • Doily, Flora's Retinue: Rose
  • linen warp, silk weft.
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund and through gift of....
  • 1994-28-6

Its dimensions are

18 x 18cm (7 1/16 x 7 1/16in.) fringed on all sides

It has the following markings

"REG'D" and Walter Crane's monogram in lower left

Cite this object as

Doily, Flora's Retinue: Daisy; Designed by Walter Crane ((English, 1845–1915)); Great Britain; linen warp, silk weft; 18 x 18cm (7 1/16 x 7 1/16in.) fringed on all sides; Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund and through gift of Mrs. Edward Stern; 1994-28-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Botanical Expressions.

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