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Length of cotton muslin (tanda jamdani)

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Length of fine white cotton muslin with overall repeating floral motif in white cotton continuous and discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts (jamdani); selvedge on one side.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, January 11, 1932

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Indian (Deccan or Uttar Pradesh),

Object Place

Benares, Uttar Pradesh, India

Dimensions

Overall: 108 x 86cm (42 1/2 x 33 7/8in.)

Accession Number

32.10

Medium or Technique

Cotton muslin with cotton continuous and discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles