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Fragment of a bed-cover (Resai)

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Wood-block printing on native cloth; the ground of the main field is white, with an all-over design of open circular flowers in red, black, and yellow, narrow and wide borders on one side with floral designs in the same colors. 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

Lashkar, Gwalior, India

Dimensions

Overall: 42.1 x 64.5cm (16 9/16 x 25 3/8in.)

Accession Number

89.429

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles