Palampore (textile panel) - ROM2018_16614_16

ROM2018_16614_16

Palampore (textile panel)

Medium:Chintz: cotton tabby, painted, mordant-dyed, resist-dyed
Geography: Coastal southeast India for the Western market
Date: 1790-1810
Dimensions:
237 × 200 cm
Object number: 934.4.5
Credit Line: Harry Wearne Collection, Gift of Mrs. Harry Wearne
Not on view
DescriptionA slender tree with partly exposed roots, growing on a rocky mound with flowers resembling peonies, an anemone, a chrysanthemum, and a tulip. There are small animals (probably deer), cycads, and a bamboo plant among the rocks. The border has meandering bamboo branches which stem from small mounds in each corner and the narrow guard borders are leaf and berry meanders.
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