Floral Motifs on Early Chintz
Erysimum cheiri - Wallflower
Erysimum cheiri (Wallflower) courtesy, Winterthur Museum, DETAIL-Printed textile, 1850-1855, England, Cotton, Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont, 1969.3592
Erysimum cheiri (Wallflower) from Pierre-Joseph Redoute, Choix des Plus Belles Fleurs,1827.
Erysimum cheiri (Wallflower) growing in modern garden. By Pokrajac, GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) via Wikimedia Commons.
Common Names: Wallflower, English Common Wallflower, Common Wallflower, Aegean Wallflower 
Description: Erysimum cheiri (Wallflower) is a member of the cabbage family (Brassicaceae). The Hortus Kewensis, ed. 2, vol. 4 recorded that this plant is a native of Britain. 
Quilts with this Erysimum cheiri (Wallflower) motif: 
  • None known at this time
Chintz with this Erysimum cheiri (Wallflower) motif: 
  • The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Textile Panel Object Number 1969.3592, 1850-1855

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