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Palampore

Palampore

  • Place of origin:

    Masulipatam (made)

  • Date:

    1855 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    painted and dyed cotton

  • Museum number:

    5466(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Clump of bamboos with crossing branches and feather foliage, growing beside a fishpond. The border is filled with a formal garland, and around the outer edge there is a narrow blue band.

Place of Origin

Masulipatam (made)

Date

1855 (made)

Materials and Techniques

painted and dyed cotton

Dimensions

Weight: 19 kg, Height: 378.3 cm, Width: 288 cm

Object history note

Probably made at the time of the Paris Universal Exhibition, 1855.

Descriptive line

Textiles, chintz, Masulipatam, 1855

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

p. 89, cat. no. 57, pl. 55.
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.

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Painted

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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