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Fragment of a bed-cover (Resai)

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Printed cotton fragment with large diamond shapes outlined with green and red flowering vines and filled with yellow and red floral patterning. Bottom has three bands, central band with red ground and white flowers flanked by white bands with red and green flowers.

Provenance

Gift from Miss Laura Norcross (Mrs. Kingsmill Marrs) to the MFA, October 21, 1889

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Laura Norcross (Mrs. Kingsmill Marrs)

Printed cotton

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

Sinde, Hyderabad, India

Dimensions

Overall: 43.5 x 67cm (17 1/8 x 26 3/8in.)

Accession Number

89.410

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; block printed; hand painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles