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Printed cotton

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Printed cotton fragment with tree of life motif. Red ground with green branches and leaves and white (undyed) blossoms outlined in black with orange and yellow painted centers.

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)

Indian (Pujabi), 19th century

Object Place

Kamalia, Punjab, India

Dimensions

Overall: 40.4 x 74.6cm (15 7/8 x 29 3/8in.)

Accession Number

89.465

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; block printed; hand painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles