Indian palampore

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1765-1775

GUSN

GUSN-49503

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

Descriptive Terms

palampores
bamboo (material)
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
painting (coating)
piecing
textiles
bamboo (material)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Orientalism
rose (genus)
trees
Linen
Cotton
Transfer Printed
Painted
Pieced
Floral
Tree
Orientalism
Rose
Peony
Chrysanthemum
Bamboo
Unidentified Textile
BEDSPREAD

Associated Building

Original To Sayward House,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

88.5 x 88.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.540

Reference Notes

Gerver, Veronika. Studies in Textile History. [No Publisher]. _____ Note _____ 1977

Places

Maine (United States)