Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Explore Chintz And Company, Turquoise Bowl and more!

Dutch dress made from "sitsen", fabrics whose designs were influenced by oriental patterns from the East (=Java, China, India, Japan) brought back by seafarers of the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie=Dutch East India Company) in the 17th/18th century. Initially the fine cotton fabrics,handprinted in India, were only accessible to the Dutch elite.Later, towards the end of the eighteenth century cheaper versions, often printed in Europe, were introduced to the market and began to be…

from The Vintage Teacup

Royal Albert, Dusky Pink Lace Chintz, Teacup and Saucer, Bone China Tea Cup 13527

Royal Albert, Dusky Pink Lace Chintz, Teacup and Saucer, Bone China Tea Cup…

Vintage Chintzware. If you have any, keep it. Hard to find and valuable, plus most importantly Chintzware is beautiful. Named after the chintz patterned aprons the factory women wore who painted the china. One company was making reproductions about 20 years ago through Victoria Magazine, don't know if they still are. Sincerely, JoAnne Craft