Fragment, probably a valance

Indian
18th century


Object Place: Indian

Dimensions

39 x 115 cm (15 3/8 x 45 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.778

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, painted

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of white plain-weave cotton design of tree with undulating branches bearing large and small flowers and foliage, a bird on one branch, a butterfly underneath in several shades of pinkish-red, blue and violet, created by painting and dyeing with mordants and resist.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, December 4, 1930

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund