Rare Norwich Calimanco
Rare Norwich Calimanco
Rare Norwich Calimanco
Rare Norwich Calimanco
Rare Norwich Calimanco
Rare Norwich Calimanco
Rare Norwich Calimanco

Rare Norwich Calimanco
18th c

Very rare. These pieces will be of academic interest to weavers and historians.  Norwich worsted skirt lengths are rare. I have four lengths left.

 

 

Description

Three double stripes of bright green, yellow and brown, alternating with pale grey/blue, mid and lighter blue.

3ft 6 in x 15 1/2 in; 1.06 x 39 1/2 cm

Condition

Length A - There are two smallish holes. The largest near the bottom 3 x 1 in. (7 in; 18 cm from bottom) Another roughly 1/2 in; 1 cm. (14 in; 36 cm from bottom). See photos.

Ask for details of each piece.

Comments

Several museums have pattern books of Norwich worsteds including the V & A, Wintherthur and the Fries Museum, The Netherlands.

For similar skirt in this fabric: www.modemuze.nl/collecties/rok-greinen-keus-van-achttiende-eeuwse-stof-walcheren

See: ARTICLE section on my website for Norwich Stuffs.

Price: on request

Ref N°: 1374

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