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Chintz Fragments (India), late 18th century

This is a Chintz fragments. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is cotton and its technique is black outline drawn on; mordants for 3 reds and 2 purples applied (sometimes over resist) by pen or brush; blue applied by brush over resist; yellow (over blue for green) applied by brush. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Josephine Howell and catalogued by Gillian Moss. It is credited Gift of Josephine Howell.

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 39 x 47 cm (15 3/8 x 18 1/2 in.) H x W (b): 38 x 10 cm (14 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.) H x W (c): 24 x 15 cm (9 7/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

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Chintz Fragments (India), late 18th century; cotton; H x W (a): 39 x 47 cm (15 3/8 x 18 1/2 in.) H x W (b): 38 x 10 cm (14 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.) H x W (c): 24 x 15 cm (9 7/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Gift of Josephine Howell; 1973-51-16-a/c

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