Palampore

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-9934

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

Descriptive Terms

palampores
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
machine sewing (technique)
weaving
machine-made
painting (coating)
piecing
tabby (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
butterflies
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Orientalism
pheasant
trees
Cotton
Transfer Printed
Painted
Machine Sewn
Pieced
Bird
Floral
Tree
Butterfly
Orientalism
Woven
Novelty Weave
Toile de Genes
Chrysanthemum
Peony
Pheasant
BEDSPREAD

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

81.5 x 66 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1923.409