Fragment of floor-cloth (Satringe)

Indian (Kashmiri)
19th century


Object Place: Sambhar, Kashmir, India

Dimensions

Overall: 44 x 69.5cm (17 5/16 x 27 3/8in.)

Accession Number

89.461

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Wood-block printing on English cloth; the ground of the main field is apple green, on this is a design of medallions containing flowers of red, yellow, black and white. Five borders on lower edge with floral and geometrical designs in red, green, black, orange, blue and yellow. 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)