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Palampore / Chintz Canopy
Resist and mordant dyed cotton, woven in one piece
Coromandel Coast, collected in Lampong, South Sumatra
late 17th century
7' 1" x 9' 11 1/2" ( 2.16 x 3.04 m )

Bold lotus flowers are framed with acanthus leaves and ribbon-like ties.

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