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Jaina mansucript cover of silk satin with design of alternating beige and red stripes with narrow light blue strip between each; mounted on cardboard.

Provenance

Originally purchased from the library of Puj Kripa Rishi, Patti, Panjab, in 1913. Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection; Gift to the MFA, April 5, 1917

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian (Jaina), 18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 13.4 x 31.7cm (5 1/4 x 12 1/2in.)

Accession Number

17.2307

Medium or Technique

Silk and cotton satin; mounted on cardboard

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles