Printed cotton

Indian (Punjabi)
19th century


Object Place: Kamalia, Punjab, India

Dimensions

Overall: 41.7 x 69cm (16 7/16 x 27 3/16in.)

Accession Number

89.466

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; block printed; hand painted

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Printed cotton fragment with yellow, red and green geometric eight point star medallion filled with flowers and outlined in green leaves, with a white blossom and green leave outside each of four corners. Bands of red diamonds with a central dot, yellow and red chevrons, and red, white and yellow flowers.

Provenance

Gift from Miss Laura Norcross (Mrs. Kingsmill Marrs) to the MFA, October 21, 1889

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Laura Norcross (Mrs. Kingsmill Marrs)