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Fragment of floor-cloth (Satringe)

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Wood-block printing on English cloth; the ground of the main field is light yellow, with an all-over design of eight pointed medallions, flowers and foliage in green, red, violet and black. The two borders have similar colors. 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: 45.5 x 67.5cm (17 15/16 x 26 9/16in.)

Accession Number

89.457

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles