Painted cotton fragment

Indian
18th century


Object Place: Southern India

Dimensions

Overall: 35 x 54cm (13 3/4 x 21 1/4in.)

Accession Number

31.155

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment. Ground: white cotton. Design: small red flowers spotted over surface, in ogee framework, a border across one end with ducks and conventionalized vine in light on red ground between two bands of neutral yellow, executed by combination of painting and dyeing with mordants and resist.

Provenance

Gift from Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA, April 2, 1931

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy