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How can you resist?: Scholars have associated designs with large areas of white ground with England. While the history and technology of blue and white ceramics are well understood, a group of European and American blue and white resist-printed textiles remain somewhat of a conundrum.
This lates design, with large areas of very dark indigo, has been associated with Rouen, a major center of paste work in France.
Surviving examples and documentary evidence suggest that resist dyeing with indigo was introduced in Europe in the seventeenth century, and by the eighteenth century was common throughout present-day Germany, Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Holland, Sweden, France and England.
In the mid-nineteenth century, when technological and chemical advances made multicolored chintz widely available, indigo resists became associated with conservative, rural folk traditions.
Today only a handful of artisans in Europe continue to use traditional resist techniques, although the designs characteristic of these fabrics are once again in fashion for both furnishings and clothing. Detail of a curtain from a partial set of bedhangings, possibly Berks County, Pennsylvania, late s or early s.
A handkerchief with the same border pattern is in a private collection. Examples also found their way into many museum collections. Inwhen a group of curators, designers, collectors, and dealers came together at the Cooper Union Museum to pool their knowledge about blue resist, a British excise mark on a set of bed hangings belonging to the Albany Institute of History and Art convinced most participants that the blue resist fabrics found in this country were imports.
Newspaper advertisements document the presence of artisans in America printing blue and white patterns from the s through the s, and include men of German, Scots and English descent. The problem is exacerbated by the fact that textiles were traded extensively between all parts of Europe and America.
A few designs have been found in English sample books but few, if any, examples of the fabrics seem to have survived in that country. This detail shows the application by hand of either a paste resist or some form of bleaching agent with a brush.
Rockwell, in memory of Marcia Lawrence Rockwell. The standard explanation is that areas intended to be either light blue or white were printed over with paste and dipped in the dye vat a few times it takes up to ten dips to achieve a dark blue.
The cloth was then washed and re-printed with paste only where it was intended to be white. The dark blue is therefore dipped more times than the lighter blue areas.
Plans are afoot to attempt to mimic this process which, if successful, would move us one more step towards solving the puzzle of paste work. Linda Eaton is director of collections and senior curator of textiles at Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Delaware. See advertisement placed by Peter R. Livingston in the New-York Mercury May 23, By the s the term is used for both textiles and jewelry.
The excise mark is illustrated in Florence M. The issue continued to puzzle scholars into the s, see Florence H. Handkerchiefs are mentioned in the advertisement placed by Gideon and John Wanton in the Newport Mercury, October 22, Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.
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“Certainly that soul that engages against any old or new temptation without new strength, new influences from on high, will fall before the power of new temptation.”.
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The past perfect tense. Typical forms of this tense are as shown in: I had misheard. She had misheard. I had finished. She had found them.