A multi-colored fabric on the sofa is an example of chintz.
Origin of chintzearlier chints, plural of chint ; from Hindi chh?nt, chintz ; from Sanskrit chitra, spot ; from Indo-European base an unverified form (s)kai-, bright from source -hood, Old English hador, bright, Classical Latin caelum, sky
Origin of chintzObsolete chints, pl. of chint, chintz, from Hindi ch&imacron;&tlowdot;, ch&imacron;&mdot;&tlowdot;, splash, pattern painted on cloth, chintz.
From Hindi छींट (chīṅṭ).