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Fragment of a bed cover

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Wood-block printing on native cloth; the ground is yellow with a floral and scroll design in black; wide and narrow borders with medallions. The design is probably 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

Baroda, Bombay, India

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 34.5cm (8 1/4 x 13 9/16in.)

Accession Number

89.406

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles