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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.


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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts