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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 for black, 2 reds and 2 purples applied over resist by brush and pen; madder dyed; blue applied by brush 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

Warp x Weft (a): 58 x 37.5 cm (22 13/16 x 14 3/4 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 56 x 22 cm (22 1/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Chintz Fragments (India); cotton; Warp x Weft (a): 58 x 37.5 cm (22 13/16 x 14 3/4 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 56 x 22 cm (22 1/16 x 8 11/16 in.); Gift of Josephine Howell; 1973-51-55-a,b

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