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Kalamkari

Date:
19th century
Geography:
India
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Cotton
Dimensions:
H. 79.5 in. (201.9 cm) W. 51.00 in.(129.5 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Painted and/or Printed
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.108.3
Not on view
Inscription: In Arabic in two cartouches flanking tree.
Translation: "There is no god save Allah. To Him I bear witness." (part of insc.)

Marking: See link panel.
[ Vitall Benguiat, until 1908; his sale, American Art Association, New York,April 25, 1908, to MMA]
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