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Palampore

Palampore

  • Place of origin:

    Coromandel Coast (made)

  • Date:

    mid 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J. B. Fowler, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    IS.12-1970

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Composite palampore of painted cotton. Made for the European market. The design consists of a multi-floral tree on a small conventional rockery. The surviving colours being shades of red and blue. The borders are added strips, having been taken from other palampores.

Place of Origin

Coromandel Coast (made)

Date

mid 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted cotton

Dimensions

Width: 1860 mm Top edge, Width: 1875 mm Bottom edge, Weight: 18.5 kg, :, Length: 2440 mm Proper left, Length: 2432 mm Proper right

Object history note

Made for the European market.

Registered File number 1970/224A.

Descriptive line

Composite palampore, painted cotton, Coromandel Coast, India, mid 18th century

Materials

Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Painting (image-making); Weaving

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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