Fragment of bed cover (Palampore)

Indian
19th century


Object Place: Madras (a.k.a. Chennai), India

Dimensions

Overall: 35.5 x 48.5cm (14 x 19 1/8in.)

Accession Number

89.469

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Wood-block printing on English cloth; ground is white, with designs of flowers, vines and geometrical stripes in red, yellow, dull blue and black. Design is older than 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)