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Palampore (India), mid–late 18th century

This is a Palampore. It is dated mid–late 18th century and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is cotton and its technique is mordant printed or painted and resist-dyed plain weave (chintz). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Painted Palampores and the Textile Trade.

This object was purchased from Josephine Howell. It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 335.3 x 236.2 cm (11 ft. x 7 ft. 9 in.)

Cite this object as

Palampore (India), mid–late 18th century; cotton; H x W: 335.3 x 236.2 cm (11 ft. x 7 ft. 9 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1952-118-1

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