Medium: cotton Technique: mordant for 2 reds and purple applied by pen and brush; madder dyed; blue applied by brush; yellow applied over blue for green; chintz on plain weave | late 18th century

Unknown Maker

Grid of curving stems containing cartouches of dancing figures on a red background.

Credit: Gift of Josephine Howell
Object: 1973-51-50

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