MFA 30.121, Painted cotton fragment, India (18th century)

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Artifact Information

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 30.121. 71 x 32.5 cm (27 15/16 x 12 13/16 in.

A piece of white cotton with delicate designs: scrolling vines with flowers and conventionalized rococo leaves painted red, blue, and neutral violet with dark neutral outlines.[1].

MFA 30.121 Painted cotton fragment © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

MFA 47.1097 Inca poncho, detail © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Summary of results

red and brown threads were collected for dye analysis, analyzed by Dr. Xian Zhang at Boston University, 2009


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