A Length of Colored Cloth: Hand Stenciled

$85.00 USD

early twentieth century
39 1/2" x 12 1/2", 100.25 cm x 31.75 cm

This is a length of beautifully designed and colored cotton cloth whose pattern seems to be stenciled onto the cloth using a beautiful palette of three colors: green, mustard and brick red.

More than likely the colors are either pigments or mineral dyes and the pattern which shows a repeat of paulownia which is embedded in a broken diamond pattern.

The cloth is in good, used condition and it is really beautiful: it is fairly unusual to find this type of stencil dyed fabric and this is a very good example.

Lovely.

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A Length of Colored Cloth: Hand Stenciled