Palampore (textile panel) - ROM2018_16239_20

ROM2018_16239_20

Palampore (textile panel)

Maker: In the style of Jean Bérain (French designer, architect, and engraver, 1640-1711)
Medium:Chintz: painted and dyed cotton tabby
Geography: Made on the Coromandel Coast of India, probably for the French market
Date: 1666-1733
Dimensions:
194 x 152 cm
Object number: 973.116.12
Not on view
DescriptionThe central medallion depicts Ganymede carried by an eagle against a blue ground. This medallion is framed by speckled red strapwork. Ground filled with scrolling foliage, birds and beasts and faded yellow strapwork. Lobed medallion in each corner containing a peacock. Border of quatrefoils and scrollwork on red qround with small deeper red circles.
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