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Ground: cotton dyed pinkish red. Design: flowers and leaves in several shades of pinkish red, bluish green, and light neutral yellow, executed by painting and dyeing with mordants and resist. Worn and torn.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, December 4, 1930

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Indian, first half 18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 30cm (9 1/16 x 11 13/16in.)

Accession Number

30.777

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, hand applied mordants and resists

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles