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Fragment of tent-lining (Shanirana)

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Printed cotton fragment with five bands of patterning, a wide band with red and green buta shapes, two bands of yellow and white flowering vine on a red ground, a yellow band with red and green blossoms and vine, and a bottom band red and yellow flowers framed with geometric shapes on a white...

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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 (Punjabi), 19th century

Object Place

Kamalia, Punjab, India

Dimensions

Overall: 46.2 x 68.5cm (18 3/16 x 26 15/16in.)

Accession Number

89.464

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; block printed; hand painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles