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Fragment of a bed cover (Resai)

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Fragment of bed cover (resai) of natural plain-weave cotton with woodblock- printed design of rosette and floral motifs in red, green, yellow and black; border design of hexagons composed of plant motifs.


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 (Sindh), 19th century

Object Place

Sinde, Sehwan, India


Overall: 41.7 x 65.6cm (16 7/16 x 25 13/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, woodblock-printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts