Textile Design with a Paisley Motif Decorated with Branches with Small Stylized Flowers and Leaves Framed by Two Vertical Stripes

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 up of a paisley motif decorated with branches with small stylized flowers of red color and leaves framed by two vertical stripes of green color with black outlines over a dark burgundy ground. The upper part of the stripes is outlined with alternating squares of black and green color.

Textile Design with a Paisley Motif Decorated with Branches with Small Stylized Flowers and Leaves Framed by Two Vertical Stripes, Anonymous, Alsatian, 19th century, Gouache

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