This print dating from the Georgian or early Regency period features a field populated with tiny dots and tick marks among which are set cornucopias overflowing with roses, sprigs of rosehips, and other flowers. The original textile upon which this historical reproduction is based was of English or French origin and dates from the late 18th or early 19th century.
The original fabric is currently in the possession of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
Fabric and applications
This cotton batiste is densely woven of very fine thread. It has a soft hand with a smooth touch and is airy and comfortable. Lightweight, with a soft drape this cotton fabric works beautifully for puffed sleeves, gathered skirts, and ruffles and also looks great in free-flowing garments, summer scarves, even billowy curtains.
In lighter shades the fabric can be a bit sheer, but its dense weave means that darker colors are not. Due to the higher thread count and the quality cotton used, this batiste won’t shrink much; nevertheless it’s a good idea to wash it before sewing.
This batiste is made of OEKO-TEX-certified organic cotton.
Because this fabric is easy iron, it’s perfect for use in shirts and blouses. It wrinkles like any other cotton, but is easy to press or steam.
By purchasing this fabric you are supporting European textile traditions. It is printed with the latest technology by a Czech textile printer with a century-long history. If you are looking for a quality print for garment making, not just patchwork, you’ll love this material.
This pattern is part of a limited-edition collection of historical patterns from Sartor Bohemia (all rights reserved) and is produced in limited quantities. Don’t miss your chance to take some home, we may not have it in stock again.
Premium cotton batiste is
- Woven with very fine yarn
Quality cotton does not fray so fabric stays smooth
Latest printing technology
Top-quality, colorfast inks
We recommend this fabric for
Machine wash 40°C. Because this fabric is quite fine, use a lower spin cycle; gentle handling will prolong your fabric’s lifespan. Iron on cotton setting.