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Heirloom Textile (sarasa)

A work made of cotton, plain weave; block-printed mordant and resist-dyed; painted.
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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave; block-printed mordant and resist-dyed; painted.

Date:

18th century

Artist:

India, Gujarat

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Heirloom Textile (sarasa)

Place

India (Object made in)

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Made 1701–1800

Medium

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

Dimensions

146 × 97.9 cm (57 1/2 × 38 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by the Alsdorf Foundation; James and Marilynn Alsdorf Acquisition Fund

Reference Number

2008.671

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