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Wood-block printing in red on native white cloth; in som parts the geometrical design is red, in others the ground is red and the design white. The design is older than the workmanship.

Provenance

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

Ajmere, India

Dimensions

Overall: 42.1 x 60.5cm (16 9/16 x 23 13/16in.)

Accession Number

89.422

Medium or Technique

Wood block printing on cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles