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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.

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 (Sindh), 19th century

Object Place

Sinde, Sehwan, India

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

89.413

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, woodblock-printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles