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Large bed curtain of glazed chintz with cream-colored ground (originally white) with design painted in polychrome with reds and blues predominating; most of curtain filled with large-scale design of slender scrolling branches bearing flowers, buds, curling leaves, insects and decorative birds in...

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Provenance

(ex Ashburnham Place Collection) Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot to the MFA Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund and Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

Indian (probably from Gujarat), late 17th century

Object Place

Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Overall: 257.5 x 246cm (101 3/8 x 96 7/8in.)

Accession Number

53.2201

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, hand-painted, mordant and resist-dyed; silk damask lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles