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Painted cotton fragment (two pieces stitched together)

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Fragments of cotton with white ground and design of branch of tree bearing flowers, fruit and foliage, two birds on the branch, and butterflies in the air, in several shades of pinkish-red, blue, and violet, created by resist-dyeing and painting.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, December 4, 1930

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Indian, 18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 60 x 99 cm (23 5/8 x 39 in.)

Accession Number

30.779

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, resist-dyed and printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles