Fragment of a bed-cover (Tosak)

Indian
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Overall: 23.7 x 68.7cm (9 5/16 x 27 1/16in.)

Accession Number

89.444

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Wood-block printings on English cloth; the ground of the main field of pinkish orange is coveered with a floral design of red, green, and white. On one end is hald a circle filled with floral designs on the other end are floral boarders, the colors used are violet, green, red, yellows, 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)