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Chintz (India), 18th century

This is a Chintz. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is cotton and its technique is mordant painted and dyed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Josephine Howell. It is credited Gift of Josephine Howell.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 37.5 × 61 cm (14 3/4 in. × 24 in.)

Cite this object as

Chintz (India), 18th century; cotton; Warp x Weft: 37.5 × 61 cm (14 3/4 in. × 24 in.); Gift of Josephine Howell; 1973-51-25

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Moustier Ceramics: Gifts from the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Collection.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18481761/ |title=Chintz (India), 18th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=17 June 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>