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Fragment of a dress-skirt (Cheet)

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Wood-block printing on English cloth; the ground is of a light yellow color, with a powder of flowers in purple, green, red, and black. 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

Lucknow, Oudh, India

Dimensions

Overall: 33.5 x 44.2cm (13 3/16 x 17 3/8in.)

Accession Number

89.438

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes