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Indian palampore

Description

Square, off white; linen warp, cotton weft. Central flowering tree on jagged mound; framed by narrow, single-strand flowering vine. Outer frame of undulating green bamboo vine with floral sprigs interspersed; ribboned flowering sprigs at corners. Outer border same narrow vine.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1765-1775
Associated Building
Original To Sayward House. Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
bamboo (material)
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
painting (coating)
piecing
textiles
Object type
Bedding
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
BEDSPREAD
block printing (relief printing process)
Chrysanthemum
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Linen
linen (material)
Orientalism
Painted
painting (coating)
palampores
Peony
Pieced
piecing
Rose
rose (genus)
textiles
Transfer Printed
Tree
trees
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
88.5 x 88.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.540
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
49503
Reference Notes
Gerver, Veronika. Studies in Textile History. [No Publisher]. _____ Note _____ 1977

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