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Fragment of prayer-rug (Jainumaz)

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Printed cotton fragment with partial center and borders. Center has yellow and red flowers with green leaves and stems outlined with narrow red and yellow floral border and a larger (wider) border with small flowering trees in small pots framed with yellow and black geometric bands.


Gift from Miss Laura Norcross (Mrs. Kingsmill Marrs) to the MFA, October 21, 1889

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Laura Norcross (Mrs. Kingsmill Marrs)

Printed cotton

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

Mysore, India


Overall: 46 x 66.3cm (18 1/8 x 26 1/8in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; block printed; hand painted


Textiles and Fashion Arts