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Painted cotton fragment

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Ground: cream-white cotton. Design: conventionalized branch, bearing one large red flower crossed by curving band of bead-like forms. Along one side, undulating cord, twined with flowers. Leaves, bluish green and neutral yellowish green: stems neutral violet: dark neutral outlines.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, March 6, 1930

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Indian, 18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 36 x 37cm (14 3/16 x 14 9/16in.)

Accession Number

30.118

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles