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Fragment of bed-cover (Resai)

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Wood-block printing on native cloth; the ground is printed in black, the design is of two shades of red, the ground of the border is of light red, with design of palm-leaves, rosettes and scrolls in darker red. The design is older than the workmanship.

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: 30 x 47cm (11 13/16 x 18 1/2in.)

Accession Number

89.446

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles