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Fragment of a bed cover (Resai)

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(Resai) Wood-block printing on native cloth; the ground of the main stripe of the border is violet-gray, with a design of conventional palm-leaves in red, black and white,the narrower borders have guilloche, palm and other patterns in red, black, yellow and white. The design is probably older...

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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 (Moradabad, Rohilkhand), 19th century

Object Place

Moradabad, Rohilkhand, India


Overall: 47 x 68cm (18 1/2 x 26 3/4in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts