Poonah painting
Poonah painting Poo"nah paint`ing [From Poona, in Bombay Province, India.] A style of painting, popular in England in the 19th century, in which a thick opaque color is applied without background and with scarcely any shading, to thin paper, producing flowers, birds, etc., in imitation of Oriental work.

Note: Hence:

{Poonah brush},

{paper},

{painter}, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Poonah brush — Poonah painting Poo nah paint ing [From Poona, in Bombay Province, India.] A style of painting, popular in England in the 19th century, in which a thick opaque color is applied without background and with scarcely any shading, to thin paper,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • painter — Poonah painting Poo nah paint ing [From Poona, in Bombay Province, India.] A style of painting, popular in England in the 19th century, in which a thick opaque color is applied without background and with scarcely any shading, to thin paper,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paper — Poonah painting Poo nah paint ing [From Poona, in Bombay Province, India.] A style of painting, popular in England in the 19th century, in which a thick opaque color is applied without background and with scarcely any shading, to thin paper,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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