Slipcover for the headboard of a bed - ROM2018_16884_5


Slipcover for the headboard of a bed

Medium:Chintz: cotton tabby, painted, mordant-dyed, resist-dyed, glazed
Geography: Coastal southeast India for the Western market
Date: c. 1705-1715
188 × 115 cm
Object number: 934.4.38
Credit Line: Harry Wearne Collection, Gift of Mrs. Harry Wearne
Not on view

This chintz design is based on French so-called Bizarre Silks of the early eighteenth century, which used floral and imaginary shapes in strongly diagonal arrangements.

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