Fragment of a bed cover (Resai)

Indian (Sindh)
19th century


Object Place: Sinde, Sehwan, India

Dimensions

Overall: 41.7 x 65.6cm (16 7/16 x 25 13/16in.)

Accession Number

89.413

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, woodblock-printed

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of bed cover (resai) of natural plain-weave cotton with woodblock- printed design of rosette and floral motifs in red, green, yellow and black; border design of hexagons composed of plant motifs.

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)