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Painted cotton fragment

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Ground: delicate scrolling vines, bearing a variety of flowers with birds and a butterfly. Flowers painted red, blue, and light neutral yellow shaded with dark brown; leaves, blue and bluish green, accented with brown and white.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, March 6, 1930

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Indian, 18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 62cm (9 7/16 x 24 7/16in.)

Accession Number

30.119

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles