Floral Motifs on Early Chintz
Corylus avellana - (Hazelnut)
Corylus avellana (Hazelnut) growing in modern orchard. By Isidre blanc (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Corylus avellana (Hazelnut) from Redouté, P.J., Choix des plus belles fleurs et des plus beaux fruits, t. 36 (1833)
Corylus avellana (Hazelnut) on the Victoria and Albert Museum, Textile Design from the Bromley Hall Pattern Book, c. 1760-1800
Common Names: Hazelnut, Filbert, Cobnut, Cluster'd Nut 
 
Description: Corylus avellana (Hazelnut) is the fruit of the Hazel tree and a member of the Birch Family (Betulaceae). The Hortus Kewensis, ed. 2, vol. 5 recorded that the hazelnut is a native of Britain. 
 
Quilts with this Corylus avellana (Hazelnut) motif: 
 
  • None currently known 
 
Chintz with this Corylus avellana (Hazelnut) motif: 
 
  • The Victoria and Albert Museum, Textile Design from the Bromley Hall Pattern Book, Object Number E.458:103-1955, c. 1760-1800 









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