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Fragment of a dress skirt (Cheet)

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Wood-block printing on native cloth; the gorund is red, with a powder of rosettes in light red; black and light red bands on one side. Th design is probably older than the workmanship.


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

Ajmere, Rajputana, India


Overall: 47.5 x 34.7cm (18 11/16 x 13 11/16in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts