Part of bed cover

Indian (Gujarati or Rajasthani)
19th century

Object Place: Gujarat, India


Legacy dimension: 1.87 x 1.06 m

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, block printed mordant resist, dyed, painted

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Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Bed cover of plain-weave cotton with design in main field of repeating rows of floral boteh motifs in blue, red and natural ecru on a red ground with quarter medallions in each corner with pairs of floral botehs set obliquely; inner border of repeating alternating blue and red floral medallions with floral motifs in between; outer border of small botehs alternating with circular floral motifs in blue and red on a natural ecru ground.


Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to the MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy