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Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom

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Artist Unknown (India)

Date

Late 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom, Artist Unknown (India)
: Indian Hand Blocked Print
: Dyeing to Please
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Medium: Textiles | Cotton; natural dyes, mordants; mordant block printed and pigment painting
Size: 88 3/4 x 55 1/2 in. (225.43 x 140.97 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, India, Andhra Pradesh, Masulipatnam
Culture: Asia, India, Andhra Pradesh
Style: late 19th century
Inscriptions: Lozenges contain Arabic script
Physical Description: Printed hanging, center panel contains design of cypress trees monographed date at foot of center one. Triple border, one of the restives containing inscriptions from Koran.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 22.37
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009