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Fragment of dress-lining

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Wood-block printing on English cloth; ground is white, with diamond design of flowers in red, black, and blue; made for the Persian market. Design older than 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

Madras (a.k.a. Chennai), India

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 43cm (8 11/16 x 16 15/16in.)

Accession Number

89.474

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes