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Chintz Fragments (India), mid-18th century

This is a Chintz fragments. It is dated mid-18th century and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is cotton and its technique is mordants for 2 reds, 2 purples and black applied over resist by brush and pen; madder dyed; blue applied by immersion over resist; yellow applied by brush; 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 (a): 11 x 40 cm (4 5/16 x 15 3/4 in.) H x W (b): 11 x 23 cm (4 5/16 x 9 1/16 in.) H x W (c): 7.5 x 7 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

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Chintz Fragments (India), mid-18th century; cotton; H x W (a): 11 x 40 cm (4 5/16 x 15 3/4 in.) H x W (b): 11 x 23 cm (4 5/16 x 9 1/16 in.) H x W (c): 7.5 x 7 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.); Gift of Josephine Howell; 1973-51-65-a/c

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