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Textile

ca. 1881-1882 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Complete length of block-printed cotton, blue ground with repeat design of staggered rows of large floral motifs (buta) in red, green, black and yellow over white. Resist- and mordant-dyed with overpainting in yellow.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Woven cotton, block printed
Brief Description
Length of block-printed cotton, blue ground with floral repeat pattern, Sanganer, ca. 1881-1882
Physical Description
Complete length of block-printed cotton, blue ground with repeat design of staggered rows of large floral motifs (buta) in red, green, black and yellow over white. Resist- and mordant-dyed with overpainting in yellow.
Dimensions
  • Length: 593cm
  • Width: 98cm
Marks and Inscriptions
(Tax (octroi) stamp at one end.)
Object history
Acquired by Caspar Purdon Clarke on his purchasing trip to India in 1881 to 1882. 1883 register entry: 'CHINTZ, "CHEET", printed cotton. Pattern of large floral cones in red, yellow, white, and green on a blue ground. Sanganir, Jeypore. Modern. L.9ft.8in., W.3ft. 4in. 521(IS)-1883'
Historical context
Intended for use as a garment, as clothing.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
IS.520-1883

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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