Chintz yardage

Object Number: 
INV.11764a
Date: 
1780-1820
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 48 x 25 in. ( 121.9 x 63.5 cm )
Description: 
One of three pieces of block-printed, glazed cotton yardage with running floral pattern between decorative bands; printed in red, pink, yellow, green, blue, black and tan on a white ground.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group