Floral Motifs on Early Chintz
Silene vulgaris - Bladder Campion
Silene vulgaris (Bladder Campion) photo by Michael H. Lemmer, CC BY-SA 2.5 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5>, via Wikimedia Commons
Silene vulgaris (Bladder Campion) from the Victoria and Albert Museum, Furnishing Fabric, c. 1795
Silene vulgaris, cited as S. inflata, (Bladder Campion) from   Jean Bourdichon, Grandes Heures Anne de Bretagne, 1503-1508,
Common Names: Bladder Campion, Maidenstears
Description: Silene vulgaris (Bladder Campion) is a member of the Pink or Carnation Family (Caryophyllaceae). The Hortus Kewensis, ed. 2, vol. 3, p. 83 recorded that this plant is native to Britain. 

 Quilts with this Silene vulgaris (Bladder Campion)  motif: 
  • None currently known 

Chintz with this Silene vulgaris (Bladder Campion)  motif: 
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, Furnishing Fabric, Object Number 422-1887, c. 1795


    ©  Updated 1/2/2022     Author: Terry Tickhill Terrell