Bedcover

Indian
18th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Overall: 146.5 x 184.5cm (57 11/16 x 72 5/8in.)

Accession Number

58.29

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave ground embroidered with silk

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Bedcover of plain-weave cotton ground, embroidered with crimson, pink, cream, yellow, brown and light and medium blue silks in chain stitch; design of central ovoid medallion defined by a row of serrated leaves, contains four birds and a rabbit with remainder of surface covered with a variety of flowering plants, animals and birds; bound on four sides with a tape striped red, yellow, brown and blue.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. John S. Ames to the MFA, January 9, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John S. Ames