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Fragment of tent-lining (Shanirana)

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Wood-block printing on native cloth; with designs of medallions, palmettes, geometric patterns, flowers and leaves in bright red, white, green, light blue and yellow.

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 (Punjabi), 19th century

Object Place

Kamalia, Punjab, India

Dimensions

Overall: 47.4 x 70.6cm (18 11/16 x 27 13/16in.)

Accession Number

89.462

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles