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Palampore

1923.409 (RS269941)

Description

Rectangular, fine off white cotton; applied side border panels. Thinly framed center panel of flowering tree; earthen mound. Flowers include chrysanthemums, peonies; flittering butterflies; birds perched in limbs. Around base pheasants and flowers. Border of flowers, vines and wave scrolls.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
machine sewing (technique)
machine-made
painting (coating)
piecing
tabby (textile)
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
BEDSPREAD
Bird
block printing (relief printing process)
butterflies
Butterfly
Chrysanthemum
Cotton
cotton (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
machine-made
Novelty Weave
Orientalism
Painted
painting (coating)
palampores
Peony
pheasant
Pheasant
Pieced
piecing
tabby (textile)
Toile de Genes
Transfer Printed
Tree
trees
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
81.5 x 66 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.409
GUSN
9934

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