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Fragment of bed-cover (Palampore)

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Wood-block printing on native cloth; the ground is light chocolate in color, with design of flowers, vines and conventional palm-leaves in red and black. Pieced. 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 (Kashmiri), 19th century

Object Place

Baramula, Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 41 x 62cm (16 1/8 x 24 7/16in.)

Accession Number

89.456

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles