Fragment of a bed-cover (Palampore)
Object Place: Madras (a.k.a. Chennai), India
Overall: 45.5 x 56cm (17 15/16 x 22 1/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Wood-block printing on English cloth; the ground is white, with designs of conventional palm leaves, vines and geometrical patterns in red, blue, and yellow; thin fringe on one end. A corner piece. The design is probably older than the workmanship.
Gift from Miss Laura Norcross (Mrs. Kingsmill Marrs) to the MFA, October 21, 1889
Gift of Miss Laura Norcross (Mrs. Kingsmill Marrs)