Palampore (textile panel) - 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
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.
If you see an error or have additional information, please contact us by clicking here.