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Fragment of shawl (Lungi)

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Fragment of shawl (lungi) of natural white plain-weave cotton with wood-block printed design in the main field of alternating diagonal bands of repeating floral and geometrical motifsbands of red and black; with deep border in red and black.


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

Agra, India


Overall: 43.8 x 68.1cm (17 1/4 x 26 13/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, wood-block printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts