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Chintz Fragment (India), 18th century

This is a Chintz fragment. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is cotton and its technique is mordants for red, black and brown applied over resist; some areas of red mordant applied by pen; madder dyed; blue applied by brush over resist; chintz on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

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

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 67.5 x 60.5 cm (26 9/16 x 23 13/16 in.)

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Chintz Fragment (India), 18th century; cotton; Warp x Weft: 67.5 x 60.5 cm (26 9/16 x 23 13/16 in.); Gift of Josephine Howell; 1973-51-41

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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