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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 mordants (black, 3 reds, 2 purples) applied by brush, sometimes over resist; madder dyed; blue applied over resist; chintz on plain weave. 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

Warp x Weft (a): 201.9 x 130.8 cm (6 ft. 7 1/2 in. x 51 1/2 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 21 x 37.5 cm (8 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.) Warp x Weft (c): 21 x 37.5 cm (8 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.) Warp x Weft (d): 21.5 x 40 cm (8 7/16 x 15 3/4 in.)

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Chintz Fragments (India), late 18th century; cotton; Warp x Weft (a): 201.9 x 130.8 cm (6 ft. 7 1/2 in. x 51 1/2 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 21 x 37.5 cm (8 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.) Warp x Weft (c): 21 x 37.5 cm (8 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.) Warp x Weft (d): 21.5 x 40 cm (8 7/16 x 15 3/4 in.); Gift of Josephine Howell; 1973-51-59-a/d

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