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Square cover or hanging of plain-weave cotton with kalamkari (pen work) design in central field of loose arrangement of various semi-naturalistic blossoms on curling leafy stems; surrounded on four sides by inner border of repeating boteh motif, composed of a tree with leaves and blossom on a...

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Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, October 14, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Indian (Gujarati), 19th century

Object Place

Masulipatam, Gujarat, India

Dimensions

106.5 x 111 cm (41 15/16 x 43 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.872

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, block printed mordant resist, dyed, painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles