Child's jacket

Indian


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Height x width: 15 1/2 x 14 in. (39.4 x 35.6 cm)

Accession Number

21.663

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground embroidered with silk; applied sequins, braided gold-wrapped thread

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s short-sleeved jacket of cream silk satin with overall design of interlocking floral hexagon and square lozenge pattern embroidered with red, blue and green silk and accented with gold sequins; neck, front, sleeves and shoulders have narrow border of floral motif embroidered in red and blue silk accented with sequins and trimmed with braided gold-wrapped thread with central ribbon of gilt paper woven in and out.

Provenance

1921, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: April 7, 1921)

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund