Floral Motifs on Early Chintz
Ribes uva-crispa - (Gooseberry)
Ribes uva-crispa (Gooseberry) growing in modern garden. By Pavel Leman (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons
Ribes uva-crispa (Gooseberry) on the Victoria and Albert Museum, Textile Design from the Bromley Hall Pattern Book, c. 1760-1800
Ribes uva-crispa (Gooseberry) [as Chelmerdine’s Cheshire-Stachelbeere; Nield’s weisse Stachelbeere] Allgemeines teutsches Garten-Magazin, vol 1: t.8 (1804)
Common Names: Gooseberry, Mackerel Berries 
 
Description: Ribes uva-crispa (Gooseberry) is a member of the Currant Family (Grossulariaceae). The Hortus Kewensis, ed. 2, vol. 2 recorded that it is a native of Britain. 
 
Quilts with this Ribes uva-crispa (Gooseberry) motif: 
 
  • None currently known 
 
Design for chintz with this Ribes uva-crispa (Gooseberry) motif: 
 
  • The Victoria and Albert Museum, Textile Design from the Bromley Hall Pattern Book, Object Number E.458:103-1955, c. 1760-1800 
 
 
 
                                 Additional Ribes uva-crispa (Gooseberry) Motifs
                                                 
 

  

 









Chintzes with a different Ribes uva-crispa (Gooseberry) motif: 
 
  • The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Furniture Fabric Fragments, Object Numbers 1969.3128.001, 1969.3128.002, 1969.3929.001, 1969.3929.002, 1969.3929.003, c.1830 




©  Updated 7/24/2018     Author: Terry Terrell

Courtesy, Winterthur Museum, DETAIL-Printed textile, c.1830, England, Cotton, Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont, 1969.3128.1