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Fragment of a bed-cover (Resai)

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Wood-block on plain weave. The ground of the main field is red, with floral and geometrical designs in red and écru; the grounds of the three borders are écru; the designs of carnations are in black, red, green, and yellow.

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

Beawar, Rajputana, India

Dimensions

Overall: 44.5 x 68cm (17 1/2 x 26 3/4in.)

Accession Number

89.417

Medium or Technique

Wool (?) plain weave; wood block printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles