Hanging border fragment - 934.4.40.B_2_doc20161121_IMG1165


Hanging border fragment

Maker: In the style of Jean Bérain (French designer, architect, and engraver, 1640-1711)
Medium:Chintz appliqué: cotton tabby, painted, mordant-dyed, resist-dyed
Geography: Coastal southeast India for the European market
Date: 1700-1725
154 x 42 cm
Object number: 934.4.40.B
Credit Line: Harry Wearne Collection, Gift of Mrs. Harry Wearne
Not on view

Applied-work designs of symmetrical scrolling ornament in the Bérain style and made up of several different chintzes. Two have flower meanders, birds, and beasts; one a small close flower-and-leaf meander on a yellow ground; and another, in the style of Bizarre Silks, is on a red ground.

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