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Painted cotton fragment

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Fragment. Ground: white cotton. Design: small red flowers spotted over surface, in ogee framework, a border across one end with ducks and conventionalized vine in light on red ground between two bands of neutral yellow, executed by combination of painting and dyeing with mordants and resist.

Provenance

Gift from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, April 2, 1931

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Indian, 18th century

Object Place

Southern India

Dimensions

Overall: 35 x 54cm (13 3/4 x 21 1/4in.)

Accession Number

31.155

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles