English(?) contouche, or house robe of linen, printed with chintz methods, 1750-1780. Collection page: https://www.modemuze.nl/collecties/huiskleed-contouche-van-linnen-met-motieven-op-witte-grond-en-contouren-rood

English(?) contouche, or house robe of linen, printed with chintz methods, 1750-1780. Collection page: https://www.modemuze.nl/collecties/huiskleed-contouche-van-linnen-met-motieven-op-witte-grond-en-contouren-rood

Chintz skirt & jacket combination, worn with fichu and skirt of 'oostindisch bont', indian checkered fabric.

My second post about the exhibition ‘Sits – katoen in bloei’ (Chintz – cotton in bloom) in the Fries Museum! My first post was about color and patterns, and before that I wr…

Girl's ensemble of red ground chintz jacket and chintz skirt. Fabric jacket: India, 1725-1775, jacket ca. 1760.

My second post about the exhibition ‘Sits – katoen in bloei’ (Chintz – cotton in bloom) in the Fries Museum! My first post was about color and patterns, and before that I wr…

Details of Wentke from Hindeloopen for heavy mourning.

Details of Wentke from Hindeloopen for heavy mourning.

Wentke from Hindeloopen. Collection page: https://www.modemuze.nl/collecties/sitsen-hindeloper-wentke-vrouwenjas-motieven-op-witte-grond-contouren-zwart-en-rood

My second post about the exhibition ‘Sits – katoen in bloei’ (Chintz – cotton in bloom) in the Fries Museum! My first post was about color and patterns, and before that I wr…

Uncut roll of black-white chintz

Uncut roll of black-white chintz

Detail of kraplap or onderst

Detail of kraplap or onderst

Sunhat lined in chintz (1725-1750), the outside would only show a border. Shape is specific to Friesland, where a large lace cap in the same shape (Duitse muts) would be worn underneath.

Sunhat lined in chintz (1725-1750), the outside would only show a border. Shape is specific to Friesland, where a large lace cap in the same shape (Duitse muts) would be worn underneath.

Baby jackets from Hindeloopen

Baby jackets from Hindeloopen

Wentke from Hindeloopen for light mourning. Cotton painted in India, 1750-1800.

Wentke from Hindeloopen for light mourning. Cotton painted in India, 1750-1800.

Wentke from Hindeloopen for heavy mourning.

Wentke from Hindeloopen for heavy mourning.

Quilted bed-spread of chintz.

Quilted bed-spread of chintz.

Sunhat lined in chintz, the outside would only show a border. Shape is specific to Friesland, where a large lace cap in the same shape (Duitse muts) would be worn underneath.

Sunhat lined in chintz, the outside would only show a border. Shape is specific to Friesland, where a large lace cap in the same shape (Duitse muts) would be worn underneath.

When first introduced, chintz was mostly used as wall hanging, bedspread and for house-clothing. Note the heraldry on the wall-hangings, these were specifically made for the families.

When first introduced, chintz was mostly used as wall hanging, bedspread and for house-clothing. Note the heraldry on the wall-hangings, these were specifically made for the families.

Details of a red ground chintz (India, ca. 1750) wentke from Hindeloopen. Collection page: https://www.modemuze.nl/collecties/sitsen-hindeloper-wentke-vrouwenjas-motieven-op-rode-grond-contouren-zwart-onderdeel-van

Details of a red ground chintz (India, ca. 1750) wentke from Hindeloopen. Collection page: https://www.modemuze.nl/collecties/sitsen-hindeloper-wentke-vrouwenjas-motieven-op-rode-grond-contouren-zwart-onderdeel-van

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