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Bed cover (palampore)

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Bed cover (palampore) of plain-weave cotton with cream white ground and design in main field of flower-filled central roundel with single deer flanked by Tree of Life growing out of sacred rocky outcrop on top and bottom and floral palmette motif in each corner; border on four sides of scrolling...

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Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, October 6, 1927

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Indian, 17th or 18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 222 x 143cm (87 3/8 x 56 5/16in.)

Accession Number

27.559

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, painted or printed with mordants, dyed with natural pigments

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles