Painted cotton fragment (two pieces stitched together)

Indian
18th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Overall: 60 x 99 cm (23 5/8 x 39 in.)

Accession Number

30.779

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, resist-dyed and printed

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragments of cotton with white ground and design of branch of tree bearing flowers, fruit and foliage, two birds on the branch, and butterflies in the air, in several shades of pinkish-red, blue, and violet, created by resist-dyeing and painting.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, December 4, 1930

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund