Textile Design with Alternating Diagonal Strings of Squares over a Striped Background
Anonymous, Alsatian, 19th century Alsatian
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Rectangular sheet of paper with a textile design from a group, dated 1840, made in Mulhouse, Alsace, which was an important nineteenth-century center for textile production in the Haut-Rhin region of France. The design is made of vertical stripes of light tan color with stipples of dark brown color over a dark brown ground, decorated with alternating diagonal strings of three squares of white color joined at the vertices.