Chintz

Medium: cotton Technique: mordants (for black, purple, brown and 2 reds, including madder) and dye (yellow) applied by brush or pen; blue applied by brush over resist; chintz on plain weave | 18th century

Unknown Maker

Very loose diamond lattice made up of flowering vines and fruits, in black, brown, blue, purple, red, and pink on a white ground.

Credit: Gift of Josephine Howell
Object: 1973-51-14

Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020
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