Fragments

18th century (made)
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Place Of Origin

The design of this unusual chintz fragment is derived from Japanese textiles or lacquerware.


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Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Textile
  • Textile
Materials and Techniques
Painted and dyed cotton chintz
Brief Description
Textile fragments from a palampore of painted and dyed cotton chintz, Coromandel Coast, 18th century
Physical Description
Textile fragments from a palampore (wall-hanging or bed-cover) of painted and dyed cotton chintz. The design is based on a Japanese textile, and shows flowing water, flowers and swallows, which all appear again in the border. There are narrow guard borders of floral meander design. Blue and red on a white ground.
Dimensions
  • Height: 160cm
  • Width: 104.2cm
  • Height: 63in
  • Width: 41cm
Credit line
Given by G. P. Baker
Object history
Given by G.P.Baker
Summary
The design of this unusual chintz fragment is derived from Japanese textiles or lacquerware.
Bibliographic References
  • 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.p. 105, cat. no. 91, pl. 87
  • Crill, Rosemary, Chintz: Indian Textiles for the West, London, 2008.Plate 26, p. 64
Collection
Accession Number
IS.53&A-1950

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record createdFebruary 23, 2006
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