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Fragment of floor-cloth (Satringe)

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Wood-block printing on English cloth; the ground is apple-green in color, with a large circular medallion and smaller medallions of leaves and flowers in yellow, green, black, blue, violet and red. Pieced. 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 (Kashmiri), 19th century

Object Place

Sambhar, Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 46.4 x 68.4cm (18 1/4 x 26 15/16in.)

Accession Number

89.458

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles