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 for Poonah brush
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.]

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