Piece of printed cotton

Indian
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Overall: 51 x 59cm (20 1/16 x 23 1/4in.)

Accession Number

16.381

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Heavy dark blue cotton on which are printed with silver sprays of leaves. Across the lower edge is a border of scrolls bearing open flowers flanked with narrow guard bands of blue and silver blocks. This cloth was the cover of a Korean painting, it looks like Indian cotton.

Provenance

Gift from Edward Waldo Forbes to the MFA, December 7, 1916

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Waldo Forbes