18th century: Fabrics

Examples of 18th century fabrics.
Textile, printed Category: Textiles Place of Origin: France, Europe Date: 1780-1800 Materials: Cotton Techniques: Woven (plain), Block printed, Mordant style

Textile, printed Category: Textiles Place of Origin: France, Europe Date: 1780-1800 Materials: Cotton Techniques: Woven (plain), Block printed, Mordant style

English block printed linen 1780's red, purple & painted blue. Gown | V&A Search the Collections

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English block printed linen 1780's red, purple & painted blue. Gown | V&A Search the Collections

Indienne 1780 dress; resist dyed, mordant dyed, overprinted with gold spots; India (fabric). Designed for European market. Victoria & Albert Museum  1780_India_ResistMordantOverprintedGoldSpots_dress.jpg (616×739)

Indienne 1780 dress; resist dyed, mordant dyed, overprinted with gold spots; India (fabric). Designed for European market. Victoria & Albert Museum 1780_India_ResistMordantOverprintedGoldSpots_dress.jpg (616×739)

1780 Printed Textile. Made by A. Quesnal of Darnétal. Made in Rouen, France. Copperplate print on cotton plain weave

1780 Printed Textile. Made by A. Quesnal of Darnétal. Made in Rouen, France. Copperplate print on cotton plain weave

Textile, block printed cotton, 1775-1800, United States

Textile, block printed cotton, 1775-1800, United States

Nightgown/banyan lining  of glazed cotton mid 18th century

Nightgown/banyan lining of glazed cotton mid 18th century

Dutch Short Gown - Meg Andrews - c1770 this jacket is made of a fine Holland linen which has been printed with a deep purple pattern of shells, flowers and feathers.  The motifs of feathers, shells, flowers or any combination in a purple on white ground (along with red and blue) is found often in the Foundling tokens, Angela Burnley

Dutch Short Gown - Meg Andrews - c1770 this jacket is made of a fine Holland linen which has been printed with a deep purple pattern of shells, flowers and feathers. The motifs of feathers, shells, flowers or any combination in a purple on white ground (along with red and blue) is found often in the Foundling tokens, Angela Burnley

Date:  1780-1800 Materials:  Cotton; Linen Techniques:  Block printed, Mordant style, Woven (plain), Discharge style

Date: 1780-1800 Materials: Cotton; Linen Techniques: Block printed, Mordant style, Woven (plain), Discharge style

Indienne (detail), Wood block printing, Factory in Mulhouse, Alsace, around 1760

Indienne (detail), Wood block printing, Factory in Mulhouse, Alsace, around 1760

Cotton, embroidered w/ silk, chain stitch. Linen lining. #T391-1970. Done in Gujarat, western India, by professional craftsmen of the Mochi community, using  a tambour hook & a needle.  Fabric 1740-1760, Dress 1780.

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Cotton, embroidered w/ silk, chain stitch. Linen lining. #T391-1970. Done in Gujarat, western India, by professional craftsmen of the Mochi community, using a tambour hook & a needle. Fabric 1740-1760, Dress 1780.

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