Cover or wrapper

Indian (Andhra Pradesh)
19th century

Object Place: Masulipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India


145 x 300 cm (57 1/16 x 118 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, block printed mordant resist, dyed, painted

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Cover or wrapper of natural plain-weave cotton with printed design in main field of an ogival frame work and scrolling floral motifs in blue, green and red; border on four sides has design of floral kaleidoscopic; narrow guard bands have design of floral meander and geometric motifs; constructed of two lengths stitched together.


Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 11, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection