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Blue Ground Chintz with Vines


100% cotton chintz, 45" wide

Inspired by the popular Hamilton Broadway hit musical, this chintz has a very light blue could be used to make women's gowns or jackets. The gown or jacket may have a matching petticoat of the same fabric but petticoats were usually not made of printed fabrics unless the upper garment is also of the print. Men's banyans were also made of chintz. For example in The Pennsylvania Packet of 1781, "Ran away . . .  a Scotch Servant Girl . . .  had on and took away with her . . .  a blue ground chintz short gown" is cited in Wives, Slaves, and Servant Girls. Ivory linen thread is a good match for hand sewing. This print has a repeat in the weft of about 12 inches (30 cm.) with an overall flower size of only around one inch (2-3 cm.)

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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 19 January, 2017.

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