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Floorspread

Floorspread

  • Place of origin:

    Coromandel Coast (made)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted and dyed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by G. P. Baker

  • Museum number:

    IS.122-1950

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Large floorspread of painted and dyed cotton. The design of the field is of repeating fantastic flowering plants on a white ground. The borders have staggered rows of flowers. Assembled from several pieces and badly stained.

Place of Origin

Coromandel Coast (made)

Date

late 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted and dyed cotton

Dimensions

Width: 1795 mm Top edge, Width: 1805 mm Bottom edge, Length: 4500 mm Proper right, Length: 4505 mm Proper left, Weight: 14 kg Weighed on roller

Object history note

Given by G.P.Baker

Descriptive line

Large floorspread of painted and dyed cotton, Coromandel Coast, late 17th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p. 66, cat. no. 6, pl. 4b
Irwin, John and Katherine Brett, Origins of Chintz, London, 1970. With a catalogue of Indo-European cotton-paintings in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, and the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto. ISBN 112900534.

Production Note

Possibly made for the Golconda court

Categories

Textiles; Interiors; Floor coverings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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