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Fragment of table-cover

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Wood-block printing on English cloth; the ground is of a light chocolate color, with a powder of geometrical figures, in black and red, borders with birds and palm pattern, etc. Design older than 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

Madras (a.k.a. Chennai), India

Dimensions

Overall: 32.6 x 47.7cm (12 13/16 x 18 3/4in.)

Accession Number

89.477

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles