Painted cotton fragment

Indian
18th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 62cm (9 7/16 x 24 7/16in.)

Accession Number

30.119

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: delicate scrolling vines, bearing a variety of flowers with birds and a butterfly. Flowers painted red, blue, and light neutral yellow shaded with dark brown; leaves, blue and bluish green, accented with brown and white.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, March 6, 1930

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund