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Chintz Fragments (India)

This is a Chintz fragments. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is cotton and its technique is mordants (2 reds, 2 purples, 2 browns) applied by brush or pen, sometimes over resist; yellow and 2 blues (over resist) 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

Warp x Weft (a): 93.5 x 19 cm (36 13/16 x 7 1/2 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 16 x 26 cm (6 5/16 x 10 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (c): 11.5 x 31 cm (4 1/2 x 12 3/16 in.) Warp x Weft (d): 24 x 17 cm (9 7/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Chintz Fragments (India); cotton; Warp x Weft (a): 93.5 x 19 cm (36 13/16 x 7 1/2 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 16 x 26 cm (6 5/16 x 10 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (c): 11.5 x 31 cm (4 1/2 x 12 3/16 in.) Warp x Weft (d): 24 x 17 cm (9 7/16 x 6 11/16 in.); Gift of Josephine Howell; 1973-51-18-a/d

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