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Palampore

Palampore

  • Place of origin:

    India (south, made)

  • Date:

    early 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by G. P. Baker

  • Museum number:

    IS.39-1950

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Palampore of painted cotton. The design consists of a flowering tree growing from a rockery. Two large birds stand opposed, and one on each side of the tree. There is a broad border with undulating floral stems. Colours are in red, blue and mauve on a white ground.

Place of Origin

India (south, made)

Date

early 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted cotton

Dimensions

Length: 99.5 in, Width: 80 in

Descriptive line

Palampore of painted cotton, South India, early 18th century

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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