Fragment of shawl (Lungi)

Indian
19th century


Object Place: Agra, India

Dimensions

Overall: 43.8 x 68.1cm (17 1/4 x 26 13/16in.)

Accession Number

89.424

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, wood-block printed

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of shawl (lungi) of natural white plain-weave cotton with wood-block printed design in the main field of alternating diagonal bands of repeating floral and geometrical motifsbands of red and black; with deep border in red and black.

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)