Fragment of bed-cover (Resai)

Indian (Punjabi)
19th century


Object Place: Delhi, Punjab, India

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 38cm (11 x 14 15/16in.)

Accession Number

89.449

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Wood-block printing on native cloth; the ground is of light terracotta, with a powder of spots in a darker shade of the same color; the ground of the border is black with a design of flowers and leaves of light terracotta. 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)