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Fragment of a bed-cover (Resai)

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Wood-block printing on native cloth. The ground of the main field is red; the design of open flowers separated by an ogival frame-work is light neutral brown, green, and black. On two sides are four borders, one has a design of circular links, the other three floral scrolls. Yellow is used in...

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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 (Punjabi), 19th century

Object Place

Sahore, Punjab, India

Dimensions

Overall: 48.8 x 67.3cm (19 3/16 x 26 1/2in.)

Accession Number

89.451

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles