Ceremonial cover (phulkari)

Indian (Punjabi)
early 20th century


Object Place: India ?

Dimensions

Overall: 96 x 53.3cm (37 13/16 x 21in.)

Accession Number

48.993

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with silk (phulkari); border of metallic gold ribbon; cotton plain-weave backing

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ceremonial cover of plain-weave cotton with design in main field of repeating staggered rows of triangular lozenge embroidered in red silk with green silk accents (phulkari); pieced, added border on four sides; lined with plain-weave cotton.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, September 8, 1948

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection