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Fragment of cotton

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Fragment of printed or resist-dyed plain-weave cotton with design of repeating rows of small flower sprigs on a dark blue ground and border on one edge with design of row of dark blue flowers on a natural ecru ground.


Lent by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 30, 1913; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian (found in a coptic grave), 17th century

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Overall: 41 x 67cm (16 1/8 x 26 3/8in.)

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Cotton plain-weave, printed or resist-dyed


Textiles and Fashion Arts