Palampore


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Pal`am`pore´


n.1.See Palempore.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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As readers, we are not permitted visual access to Hassan's full form, but see only "(h]is turban [that] far behind him roll'd" (659), "[h]is flowing robe [that] by falchion torn" (661), and the "fragment[s] of his palampore" (666).
"The palampore, torn into yellows and reds by the rapiers." Thomas Ackerley, Lord Harwood.
The cotton painted textiles of the Coromandel Coast popularly known as chintz, palampore or pintados, are finely drawn with wax resist--known in Tamil as mezhuguezhuthu (mezhugu=wax, ezhutu=writing) (7)--with a predominant use of chay red and indigo blue dyes.
The allure of the early Indian cloths and their big impact are driven home when we confront the giant among chintz: the furnishing textile known as palampore. Measuring 3 x 4 metres, it served to cover walls or beds in elite European homes in the 18th and early 19th centuries.
One of 30 items that can be viewed interactively online is one of the collection's most distinctive pieces: a palampore, a printed and painted Indian textile of the late seventeenth or early eighteenth century--see http://char.txa.cornell.edu/treasures/treasures.html#pal.
Go to rom.on.ca/media/ podcasts/ to see Shirley Ellis at work on her most challenging project to date: a large palampore, a type of bed curtain or cover made in 18thcentury India.
Considered one of the jewels of the ROM's Textile Collection, this early 18th-century palampore, or bedcover, from India's Coromandel Coast is decorated with an intricate tree of life design inspired by a melange of Persian, European, Indian, and Chinese styles.
More than three months of painstaking conservation work was needed to prepare the POMs palampore for exhibition in the Sir Christopher Ondaatje South Asian Gallery.
Or maybe a colourful palampore textile panel from 1700s-era India would be more your style.
In the early modern period, Indo-European chintz, or palampore, was one of the most articulate expressions of this hybrid design.
Come see the fine details for yourself in both the pendant and the palampore.