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Bed cover (palampore)

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Bed cover (palampore) with design of tree-of-life at center with black and mauve trunk and branches and red flowers, berries, and birds; wide border with floral swags, sprigs, bows, and bouchets in same colors; single row of tilted lobes or waves at outer border with abstract leaves or berries...

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Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone, January 1, 1960

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Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Indian, used in America, mid 19th century

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Height x width: 97 x 81 1/2 in. (246.4 x 207 cm)

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Cotton plain weave, natural dyes, painted or printed with mordants, dyed


Textiles and Fashion Arts