Floral Motifs on Early Chintz
Consolida regalis - Larkspur
Consolida regalis (Larkspur) courtesy, Winterthur Museum, DETAIL-Printed textile, 1850-1855, England, Cotton, Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont, 1969.3592
Consolida regalis (Larkspur) growing in a modern garden. By Hectonichus (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0), via Wikimedia Commons
Consolida regalis (Larkspur) from J. Zorn and D.L. Oskamp, Afbeeldingen der artseny-gewassen met derzelver Nederduitschen en Latynsche beschryvingen, vol. 4, t. 456, (1800).
Common Names: Larkspur, Forking Larkspur, Rocket-larkspur, and Field larkspur 
Description: Consolida regalis (Larkspur) is a member of the Buttercup family (Ranunculaceae). William Aiton's Hortus Kewensis, ed. 2, vol. 3 recorded that this plant, published as Delphinium consolida, is native to Britain. 
Quilts with the above Consolida regalis (Larkspur) motif: 
  • None known at this time 
Chintz with the above Consolida regalis (Larkspur) motif: 
  • The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Textile Panel Object Number 1969.3592, 1850-1855 

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