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Fragment of cotton

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Fragment of coarse plain-weave cotton with design of ducks walking around the circumference of a spiral floral (lotus?) motif, in between which are star shapes formed by stylized leaves, printed or resist-dyed in brownish pink, with pattern in reserve.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, September 9, 1948

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Indian, probably 15th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

17.3 x 22.5 cm (6 13/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.1081

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, printed or resist-dyed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles