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Attingham Park, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
Forty-nine items of printed linen consisting of 2 printed linen curtains, a length of printed linen piping cord,15 fragments of printed linen and 31 curtain fragments. Undyed linen plain weave printed yellow, green. Blue, red. Loom width 910 mm (36'). Straight repeat 440 mm x 40 mm. A mixture of sources, eclectic. Spanish/South American figures; Byzantine double headed birds, Elizabethan inects and flowers. Naive/Primitive 18th century vases. a) beige cotton plain weave with weft slub. b) grey/beige cotton plain weave. Machine sewn, hemmed on three sides, rufflette tape heading band at top. Made in England or France circa 1930. Perhaps used in a housekeeper's or housemaid's sitting room as there was no nursery or school room at this time.
Attingham collection; bequeathed to the National Trust with the estate, house and contents of Attingham by Thomas Henry Noel-Hill, 8th Baron Berwick (1877-1947) on 15th May 1953.