Belt and buckle

Indian


Dimensions

Overall (Open): 9 x 86 x 2.5 cm (3 9/16 x 33 7/8 x 1 in.) Other (Buckle closed): 9 x 43 x 2.5 cm (3 9/16 x 16 15/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

15.536

Medium or Technique

Silk with metallic gold discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts, metal, embroidered with seed pearls

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Belt with design of stylized geometric pattern in gold thread on a red ground; buckle contructed of two leaf-shaped metal pieces and embroidered with gold thread and seed pearls.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection