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Fragment of bed-cover (Resai)

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Wood-block printing on native cloth; the ground is red with a vine and flower disign in white and black; the grounds of narrow stripses in the border are white, while the floral and geometric designs are red and black. 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

Ajmere, Rajputana, India

Dimensions

Overall: 41.5 x 66.5cm (16 5/16 x 26 3/16in.)

Accession Number

89.419

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles