Fragment of a pilgrim's scarf

Indian (Bengali)
19th century


Object Place: Mutha, India

Dimensions

Overall: 46.1 x 65.5cm (18 1/8 x 25 13/16in.)

Accession Number

89.432

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wood-block printing on native muslin; the ground is white, with designs of foot-prints, floral and geometrical patterns, suggestive of writing in red and black. The design probably is older than the workmanship.

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)