Palampore, anonymous, c. 1725 - c. 1750

Palampore, anonymous, c. 1725 - c. 1750

chintz, h 329cm × w 243cm More details

This type of large cloth was usually thrown over a bed, stretched behind it, or hung throughout the room. It was known in Europe as a ‘palampore’, a name derived from the Persian and Hindi (India’s official language) ‘palangposh’. This cloth is decorated with the floweringtree motif.

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