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Fragment of a bed-cover (Palampore)

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Wood-block printing on English cloth; the ground is white,with circular and pointed plants in red, green and black, the wide and narrow borders have designs of flowers and leaves in profile. 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

Lucknow, Oudh, India


Overall: 49 x 66.5cm (19 5/16 x 26 3/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts