Border Design

Indian
19th century


Object Place: Probably Lahore, Northern India

Dimensions

2.2 x 12.8 cm (7/8 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2634

Medium or Technique

Stencil: ink on paper, pricked for pouncing

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Inscription in front: Instructions for Vasli.

Provenance

By 1916, purchased in India by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947); 1917, sold by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1917, given by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession date: April 5, 1917)

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection