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Fragment of tent-lining

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Printed cotton textile fragment with narrow red border with flowering vine motif and large central block with red and orange tree of life motif on a green ground with two small affronted birds at the base.


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 (Punjabi), 19th century

Object Place

Kamalia, Punjabi, India


Overall: 65.2 x 44.2cm (25 11/16 x 17 3/8in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; block printed; hand dyed


Textiles and Fashion Arts