Floral Motifs on Early Chintz
Hedera helix - English Ivy
Hedera helix (English Ivy) clinging to a tree by chery / Public domain
Hedera helix (English Ivy) from the Victoria and Albert Museum, Royal Oak and Ivy Fabric Fragment Printed for Richard Ovey, printed in 1799
Hedera helix (English Ivy) from J.W. Palmstruch, Svensk botanik, vol. 6, pl. 397, 1801 
Common Names: English Ivy, Common Ivy, European Ivy, Ivy
 
Description: Hedera helix (English Ivy) is a member of the Ginseng Family (Araliaceae). The Hortus Kewensis, ed. 2, vol. 2 lists this species as native to Britain.
 
Quilts with this Hedera helix (English Ivy) motif:  
  • None known at this time

Chintz with this Hedera helix (English Ivy) motif:  
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, Royal Oak and Ivy Fabric Fragment Printed for Richard Ovey, Object Number CIRC.86-1960, printed in 1799 
  • The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Royal Oak and Ivy Fabric Panel, Object Number 1958.0073.003, 1799

                                                  Additional Hedera helix (English Ivy) Motifs 
Hedera helix (English Ivy) from the Private collection, Drab Coloration Pillar Print Quilt Fragment, c. 1805
Quilts with this Hedera helix (English Ivy) motif:  
  • Private collection, Drab Coloration Pillar Print Quilt Fragment, c. 1805

Chintz with this Hedera helix (English Ivy) motif: 
  • None known at this time




   ©  Updated 8/30/2020    Author: Terry Terrell