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Chintz Fragment (India)

This is a Chintz fragment. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is cotton and its technique is mordants for 2 reds, black and purple applied by brush or pen; blue brushed on in two depths, (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: 13.5 x 39.5 cm (5 5/16 x 15 9/16 in.)

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Chintz Fragment (India); cotton; Warp x Weft: 13.5 x 39.5 cm (5 5/16 x 15 9/16 in.); Gift of Josephine Howell; 1973-51-7

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