Fragment of tent-lining (Shanirana)

Printed cotton

Indian (Punjabi)
19th century


Object Place: Kamalia, Punjab, India

Dimensions

Overall: 46.2 x 68.5cm (18 3/16 x 26 15/16in.)

Accession Number

89.464

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; block printed; hand painted

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Printed cotton fragment with five bands of patterning, a wide band with red and green buta shapes, two bands of yellow and white flowering vine on a red ground, a yellow band with red and green blossoms and vine, and a bottom band red and yellow flowers framed with geometric shapes 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)