Floor cover

Indian
Mughal
first half 17th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

170 x 519 cm (66 15/16 x 204 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1042a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, hand-painted and resist-dyed

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Floor cover with design in main field of green ground with undulating vines with undyed stems bearing large flowers and leaves, painted red, dark reddish brown, and light blue; main border has design of red ground with four and eight lobed compartments and stylized flowers painted red, yellow, brown, green and blue, with part of the design rendered in undyed cotton.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 3, 1929

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection