Fragment of cotton

Indian
probably 15th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

17.3 x 22.5 cm (6 13/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.1081

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, printed or resist-dyed

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of coarse plain-weave cotton with design of ducks walking around the circumference of a spiral floral (lotus?) motif, in between which are star shapes formed by stylized leaves, printed or resist-dyed in brownish pink, with pattern in reserve.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, September 9, 1948

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund