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Hanging textiles

Hanging textiles

  • Place of origin:

    Coromandel Coast (made)

  • Date:

    second quarter 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted and dyed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by G. P. Baker

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Two hanging textiles in painted and dyed cotton. The design consists of a flowering tree growing from a chinoiserie rockery. Tufts of flowers sprout from its trunk and branches, and beside it are two flowering plants.

Place of Origin

Coromandel Coast (made)


second quarter 18th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted and dyed cotton


Width: 1091 mm Top edge, Width: 1111 mm Bottom edge, Length: 1956 mm Proper right, Length: 1955 mm Proper left, Weight: 12.5 kg

Descriptive line

Two hanging textiles in painted and dyed cotton, Coromandel Coast, second quarter of 18th century

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

Plate 19, p.54
Crill, Rosemary, Chintz: Indian Textiles for the West, London, 2008.
p.78, cat. no. 28, pl. 24
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.


Textiles; Wall coverings; Interiors


South & South East Asia Collection

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