Definition of Stevengraph in English:



  • A type of small picture made from brightly coloured woven silk, produced during the late 19th century.

    • ‘This picture is very crowded with figures and is larger than the normal Stevengraph.’
    • ‘Information on the back of the mount can help the collector determine the date of a Stevengraph.’
    • ‘Lot 19522 is the rare and desirable 19th century silk baseball Stevengraph.’
    • ‘The Stevengraphs were big sellers at the 1893 World's Columbian Exhibition in Chicago.’
    • ‘This collection consists of pre-World War I postcards, including the world's premier collection of woven silks and Stevengraphs.’


Named after Thomas Stevens (1828–88), English weaver, whose firm made them.