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Fragment of bed-cover (Resai)

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Wood-block printing on native cloth; the design of palm-leaves is of light terracotta with spots of a darker shade and the ground of the main field is printed in black; scroll design of two shades of terracotta at the bottom.

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

Delhi, Punjab, India

Dimensions

Overall: 28.1 x 41cm (11 1/16 x 16 1/8in.)

Accession Number

89.448

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles