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Fragment of cotton

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Fragment of undyed plain-weave cotton with overall pattern of stylized leafy branches in light and dark blue, probably resist-dyed. Presumably found in Egypt.

Provenance

Gift from Horace Mayer to the MFA, December 8, 1955

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Indian (?), 14th or 15th century (?)

Object Place

India

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

27 x 10.8 cm (10 5/8 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.1105

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, resist-dyed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles