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Panel of painted cotton

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Panel of rectangular plain-weave cotton, constructed of two pieces stitched together (left-hand part seamed) with design of three red, green, blue and yellow birds perched on green and blue rocks; one of the birds is about to peck at at cricket-like insect; from behind the rocks grows a...

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Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Gertrude Townsend to the MFA, April 11, 1957

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

Indian, 18th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 101 x 152.5cm (39 3/4 x 60 1/16in.)

Accession Number

57.345

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, painted, printed, applied gold paste

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles