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Brightly coloured fabric sample in crimp style produced produced by the Calico Printers’ Association French Printworks between 1920-1924. This style was in demand during this period, both in the French Home Trade and those living and importing fabric into the French colonies, notably Madagascar which had been under French rule since 1897 until 1958. Colonial, French, Style, Color, Madagascar, Fabric, Calico, Bright Colors, Demand
Brightly coloured fabric sample in crimp style produced produced by the Calico Printers’ Association French Printworks between 1920-1924. This style was in demand during this period, both in the French Home Trade and those living and importing fabric into the French colonies, notably Madagascar which had been under French rule since 1897 until 1958.
This sample shows a style produced by the Calico Printers’ Association French Printworks between 1920-1924. It was likely designed for the French Home Trade for use in the making of childrens rag books. The illustrations show cartoon animals and a scene of a female making a dress accompanied by words in French “Ah! Said Josette, “I'll be a seamstress”, “Me too” said her brother, “It’s a girls job” replies Josette, “make yourself a shoemaker”. Illustrators, Female, Girls, Cartoon, Dress, Illustrations, Rag, Her Brother
French Children’s Rag Book Fabric Sample
This sample shows a style produced by the Calico Printers’ Association French Printworks between 1920-1924. It was likely designed for the French Home Trade for use in the making of childrens rag books. The illustrations show cartoon animals and a scene of a female making a dress accompanied by words in French “Ah! Said Josette, “I'll be a seamstress”, “Me too” said her brother, “It’s a girls job” replies Josette, “make yourself a shoemaker”.
Fabric sample likely produced by Calico Printer’s Association. Design features brightly coloured cartoon illustrations of ancient Egypt including a sarcophagus, figures, animals and flowers. Design, Egypt, Cartoon Illustrations, Egyptian, Ancient, Figures
Cartoon Egyptian Fabric Sample
Fabric sample likely produced by Calico Printer’s Association. Design features brightly coloured cartoon illustrations of ancient Egypt including a sarcophagus, figures, animals and flowers.
Accession number: BLKMG.TEMP.43. Rectangular wooden printing block stamp with carving and metal insert words '40 YDS'. Metal, Industrial, Wooden Printing Blocks, Manufacturing, Printing, Insert, Wooden, Stamp, Prints
Printing block stamp
Accession number: BLKMG.TEMP.43. Rectangular wooden printing block stamp with carving and metal insert words '40 YDS'.
Accession number: BLKMG.TEMP.41. Rectangular wooden printing block stamp with metal insert word 'EXPRESSLY'. Home Décor, Novelty
Printing block stamp
Accession number: BLKMG.TEMP.41. Rectangular wooden printing block stamp with metal insert word 'EXPRESSLY'.
Accession number: BLKMG.TEMP.45. Wooden printing block stamp with carving and metal star shape. Metal Stars, Star Shape
Star printing block stamp
Accession number: BLKMG.TEMP.45. Wooden printing block stamp with carving and metal star shape.
Accession number: BLKMG.TEMP.42. Rectangular wooden printing block stamp with metal word 'LOWELL'. The stamp has the words 'Carruthers Bolton' engraved on the side. Metal Words
Block stamp
Accession number: BLKMG.TEMP.42. Rectangular wooden printing block stamp with metal word 'LOWELL'. The stamp has the words 'Carruthers Bolton' engraved on the side.
Accession number: BLKMG.TEMP.40. Octagonal wooden printing block stamp with carving and metal insert words ‘JAFFERBHOY ALLIBHOY’ ‘ADEN’ in a decorative oval. Traces of blue ink remain on the stamp. Ink, Class Ring
Block stamp
Accession number: BLKMG.TEMP.40. Octagonal wooden printing block stamp with carving and metal insert words ‘JAFFERBHOY ALLIBHOY’ ‘ADEN’ in a decorative oval. Traces of blue ink remain on the stamp.
Rectangle of pale blue fabric with scalloped edge with cartoon design and two sticker labels. Design shows a mother hen with black, white and brown fur wearing a blue apron and green and white flowery headscarf pointing at a spilled orange bowl of milk on the grassy floor. The hen is directing 3 yellow chicks with their beaks open wearing white bibs and hats towards it. In the background 2 blue and yellow tit birds sit on a broken green fence. Cotton Fabric, Fabric Samples, Printed Cotton, Apron, Bibs, Woodblock Print, Japanese Woodblock Printing, Bowl
1920s cartoon chicken fabric sample
1970.82b (1-7) Rectangular pale plue printed cotton fabric sample with scalloped pinked edges. Design depicts a brighly coloured cartoon scene of an anthropomorphic hen dressed in an apron and headscarf pointing at a bowl of spilled milk in front of 3 hungry chicks in hats an bibs. In the background 2 blue tits sit on a green fence. Produced in the 1920s by the Calico Printers Association, a British textile company founded at the end of the nineteenth century based in the Manchester area.
1970.82b (1-7) Rectangular striped and floral printed cotton fabric sample with scalloped pinked edges. Design depicts a blue and navy striped ground with brown vases containing pink and yellow flowers. Vases are centred in ovals bordered by simple flowers and pink and white ribbon bows. Produced in the 1920s by the Calico Printers Association, a British textile company founded at the end of the nineteenth century based in the Manchester area. Printed, British, Pink, Floral, Art, Floral Prints
1920s floral striped fabric
1970.82b (1-7) Rectangular striped and floral printed cotton fabric sample with scalloped pinked edges. Design depicts a blue and navy striped ground with brown vases containing pink and yellow flowers. Vases are centred in ovals bordered by simple flowers and pink and white ribbon bows. Produced in the 1920s by the Calico Printers Association, a British textile company founded at the end of the nineteenth century based in the Manchester area.