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Painted cotton fragment

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Ground: White cotton. Design: A vase from which grows a conventionalized tree bearing fruits and flowers. A narrow geometric border on two sides and sewed on the third. Painted with reds, blues, and neutral violets.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, December 1, 1927

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Indian, 17th–18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 42 x 42cm (16 9/16 x 16 9/16in.)

Accession Number

27.804

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles