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Chintz (India)

This is a Chintz. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is cotton and its technique is mordant for black, 1 red and 2 purples applied by pen and brush over resist; madder dyed; blue applied by brush over resist; chintz 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

H x W: 55 x 41 cm (21 5/8 x 16 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Chintz (India); cotton; H x W: 55 x 41 cm (21 5/8 x 16 1/8 in.); Gift of Josephine Howell; 1973-51-48

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