Chintz fragment

Medium: cotton Technique: block-printed for outlines and imbricated background with mordant painted over resist for fillings (chintz) on plain weave | 1750-1800

Unknown Maker

Curving floral stems on white islands on a background of red ribbons and picotage.

Credit: Gift of Josephine Howell
Object: 1973-51-9

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