Floor cover

Indian (Mughal)
17th or 18th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Height x width: 204 x 137 in. (518.2 x 348 cm)

Accession Number

29.1042b

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, painted

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Floor cover of painted plain-weave cotton with design in main field of green ground with undulating vines and undyed stems bearing large flowers and leaves, in red, dark reddish-brown and light blue; main border on fours sides of red ground with repeating pattern of four and eight lobed compartments with stylized flowers in red, yellow, brown, green and blue, with part of the design rendered in undyed cotton.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 3, 1929

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection