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Fragment of a bed-cover (Tosak)

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Wood-block printing on English cloth; on a red ground is a medallion with a gray ground an a floral design in red, green, purple and black; floral and geometrical borders. Pieced. The design is probably 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, 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 26.1 x 69.1cm (10 1/4 x 27 3/16in.)

Accession Number

89.443

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles