Length of printed cotton

Indian
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

128 x 302 cm (50 3/8 x 118 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.436

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave gauze, printed with ink; applied gold paste

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of thin white cotton gauze over red cotton gauze with a fine diamond lattice design printed with dark brown and detailed with small dots of gilded and burnished paste; edged by a narrow band of green cotton gauze with gold dots; outside of this is a wider band of white cotton gauze with a design of leaf-like forms printed with green and gilded paste in an ogee framework printed with silver paste; red cotton gauze with gold dots forms the outer edge.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, November 6, 1924

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection