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Fragment of floor-cloth (Satringe)

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Wood-block printing on native cloth; the ground is white, with an all-over design of ogees enclosing open star-like flowers and leaves in red, black, blue, and yellow; five borders on one side of which the main one has a scroll with flowers. 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

Kanpur, India

Dimensions

Overall: 39.5 x 61cm (15 9/16 x 24in.)

Accession Number

89.441

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles