Cover for the seat of a chair - ROM2018_16788_2

ROM2018_16788_2

Cover for the seat of a chair

Medium:Chintz: cotton tabby, painted, mordant-dyed, resist-dyed, overpainted, glazed, applied gold leaf
Geography: Coastal southeast India for the Western market
Date: 1775-1799
Dimensions:
77 x 89 cm
Object number: 959.249
Not on view
DescriptionThe design of a bouquet of roses tied with ribbon is surrounded by a meander of rose buds, and a wide rose garland border. The latter is intended to hang down at each side of the chair seat and match when stitched together at each corner. Between the meander and the garland borders two small rectangles indicate where the back supports of the chair were intended to fit. All the outlines and some details are gilded.
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