Fragment of a floor cloth (Satringe)

Printed cotton

Indian (Pali, Rajputana)
19th century

Object Place: Pali, Rajputana, India


Overall: 49.5 x 67.7cm (19 1/2 x 26 5/8in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; block printed; hand painted

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Printed cotton fragment with two partial rectangular shapes filled with yellow, red and green floral and geometric patterning. Each is surrounded with a flowering vine of white chrysanthemums. At the bottom, are two bands of flowering vines with red blossoms and green vines flanking a central band with alternating orange/yellow and green grounded frames with central buti shaped tree of life motifs.


Gift from Miss Laura Norcross (Mrs. Kingsmill Marrs) to the MFA, October 21, 1889

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Laura Norcross (Mrs. Kingsmill Marrs)