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Chintz Fragment (probably India)

This is a Chintz fragment. It is dated 1750–1800 and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is cotton and its technique is block-printed for outlines and imbricated background with mordant painted over resist for fillings (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

Warp x Weft: 21 x 56.5 cm (8 1/4 x 22 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Chintz Fragment (probably India); cotton; Warp x Weft: 21 x 56.5 cm (8 1/4 x 22 1/4 in.); Gift of Josephine Howell; 1973-51-9

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