Fragment of bed cover

Indian
19th century


Object Place: Sehwan, Sinde, India

Dimensions

Overall: 45 x 64cm (17 11/16 x 25 3/16in.)

Accession Number

89.414

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print on English cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Wood-block printing on English cloth; the ground of the main filed is white, with a very conventional floral design in red, yellow, green, and black, the border of medallions containing plants is of red, green, white, and black. 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)