Fragment of handkerchief

Indian
19th century


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

Dimensions

Overall: 33 x 47.5cm (13 x 18 11/16in.)

Accession Number

89.478

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, wood block-printed

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of handkerchief of imported (England) plain-weave cotton with design of flowers and medallions containing Arabic inscriptions printed in red, yellow and black on a white ground.

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)