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palempore (bed furnishing)
  • India
  • palempore (bed furnishing), 1800s
  • Where object was made: India
  • cotton, block printing, resist and mordant dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 90 x 135 cm
    Object Length/Width: 35 1/2 x 53 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2349

Bed furnishing with a decoration of a tree of life design and crowded borders and interior corners depicting a variety of birds and flowers. The design is embroidered on a tan ground.