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Fragment of a bed-cover

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(Resai") Wood-block printing on native cloth, the ground, is red, with palm-leaft, star, floral and geometric designs in red, light green, white, yellow and black. Pieced. The design is probably older than the workmanship.


Gift from Miss Laura Norcross (Mrs. Kingsmill Marrs) to the MFA, October 21, 1889

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Laura Norcross (Mrs. Kingsmill Marrs)

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

Lashkar, Gwalior, India


Overall: 52 x 60.8cm (20 1/2 x 23 15/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts