Fragment of a bed cover (Resai)

Indian (Moradabad, Rohilkhand)
19th century


Object Place: Moradabad, Rohilkhand, India

Dimensions

Overall: 47 x 68cm (18 1/2 x 26 3/4in.)

Accession Number

89.431

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

(Resai) Wood-block printing on native cloth; the ground of the main stripe of the border is violet-gray, with a design of conventional palm-leaves in red, black and white,the narrower borders have guilloche, palm and other patterns in red, black, yellow and white. The design is probably older than the workmanship.

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)