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Palampore

18th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Palampore of painted and dyed cotton chintz. With two meandering branches growing from patterned rocky hillocks. With flowers and leaves. Border with garlands joined together by narrow ribbon bows with floral pendants. Lined in cotton.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Painted and dyed cotton chintz, lined with cotton
Brief Description
Palampore of painted and dyed cotton chintz, Coromandel Coast, 18th century
Physical Description
Palampore of painted and dyed cotton chintz. With two meandering branches growing from patterned rocky hillocks. With flowers and leaves. Border with garlands joined together by narrow ribbon bows with floral pendants. Lined in cotton.
Dimensions
  • Weight: 20kg (Note: Weight of object, roller and scaffold tube. This object is stored with IS.2103-1883 and it is the first (or top object) on the roller.)
  • Top width: 2500mm
  • Bottom width: 2490mm
  • Proper right length: 3320mm
  • Proper left length: 3295mm
Credit line
Given by G. P. Baker
Object history
Close in design to textile IS.120-1950.

Exhibited in retrospective exhibition of Painted and Printed Fabrics, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1927.
Bibliographic Reference
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.cat. no. 52, pl. 50, p. 88
Collection
Accession Number
IS.45-1950

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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