Keyword search

Advanced search

Image © National Museums Scotland with kind permission of Coats plc

View full screen

Textile / sample

Description

Sample of block printed cotton cloth with a rainbow coloured zigzag or 'leheria' pattern imitating a traditional tie dye technique, and a yellow floral border. Part of the Turkey Red Collection A.1962.1266.1 - A.1962.1266.78, with subdivisions, totalling c. 40,000 items: Scottish, Dunbartonshire, by John Orr Ewing and Co., 1870 - 1905

Museum reference

A.1962.1266.16.2.668

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Textile / sample

Production information

John Orr Ewing and Co., Manufacturer
Dunbartonshire, Scotland, EUROPE
United Turkey Red Co. Ltd, Manufacturer
Dunbartonshire, Scotland, EUROPE

Date

1870 - 1905

Materials

Cotton

Associations

Turkey Red Collection

Exhibitions

  • Colouring the Nation
    World Wide Web

Back to top