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Fragment of a dress-skirt (Cheet)

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Wood-block printing on native cloth; the ground is red, with a powder of yellow quatrefoils with red centers; the border has a floral design of red and yellow on a black ground. 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

Ahmedabad, India

Dimensions

Overall: 32.5 x 45.6cm (12 13/16 x 17 15/16in.)

Accession Number

89.408

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes