Fragment of a floor cloth (Satringe)

Printed cotton

Indian (Pali, Rajputana)
19th century


Object Place: Pali, Rajputana, India

Dimensions

Overall: 49.5 x 67.7cm (19 1/2 x 26 5/8in.)

Accession Number

89.416

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 two partial rectangular shapes filled with yellow, red and green floral and geometric patterning. Each is surrounded with a flowering vine of white chrysanthemums. At the bottom, are two bands of flowering vines with red blossoms and green vines flanking a central band with alternating orange/yellow and green grounded frames with central buti shaped tree of life motifs.

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)