Bedcover or wall hanging (palampore)
Overall: 139 x 103 x 1/8 in. ( 353.1 x 261.6 x 0.3 cm )
Cotton bedcover or wall hanging (palampore) painted and block printed in rose, green, brown, and bluish gray against an ocher ground, with flowering tree atop a mound with jagged profile in central rectangle; tree is bifurcated at base, with two main branches that curve and intersect, creating a chain-like pattern against a dense backdrop of leaves and stems; a naked hunter, various animals, and stylized rock and plant forms are silhouetted against the patterned mound; wide border has inner frame with dense pattern of meandering vines surrounded by garlands separated by tassels; white linen backing (not original).
Gift of Miss Isabel G. Dod
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.