Shakespere's [sic] Seven Ages [of Man], English Print on Cotton

Shakespere's [sic] Seven Ages [of Man], English Print on Cotton
Offered by: Legge Carpets Ltd
Dealer reference: 6192

Description

English, printed by John Slack, Salford, Lancashire, ca. 1805.
Roller-printed cotton plain weave representing: The Infant, The School-Boy, The Lover, The Soldier, The Justine [sic] and two more (Slipper'd Pantaloon and Dotage), which are both ,missing from this fragment.
An identical, but slightly larger, piece is in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, published in Dilys E. Blum, The Fine Art of Textiles. The Collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia 1997, p. 34, Plate 46.

Height: 64.00cm (25.20 inches)
Width: 66.00cm (25.98 inches)

Condition

Fragment in very good condition, with one small tear at the top end

Date

Circa 1805

Price

£350.00

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