Floral Motifs on Early Chintz
Primula vulgaris -  Primrose
Primula vulgaris (Primrose) from the Victoria and Albert Museum, Furnishing Fabric, c, 1850
Primula vulgaris (Primrose) from John Curtis, British Entomology, vol. 5, plate 316, 1823
Primula vulgaris (Primrose) photo by Sdjurovic, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons
Common Names: Primrose, Common Primrose, English Primrose
Description: Primula vulgaris (Primrose) is a member of the Primrose family (Primulaceae). The Hortus Kewensis, ed. 2, vol. 1 recorded that this species is native to Britain.

Quilts with this Primula vulgaris (Primrose) motif: 
  • None known at this time

Chintz with this Primula vulgaris (Primrose) motif: 
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, Furnishing Fabric, Accession Number T.7-1933, c, 1850

© Updated 6/30/2024    Author:  Terry Terrell