Fragment of dress-lining

Indian
19th century


Object Place: Madras (a.k.a. Chennai), India

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 43cm (8 11/16 x 16 15/16in.)

Accession Number

89.474

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wood-block printing on English cloth; ground is white, with diamond design of flowers in red, black, and blue; made for the Persian market. Design older than 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)