Cover

Indian
18th or 19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

82 x 81 cm (32 5/16 x 31 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.512

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave embroidered with silk, applied sequins; printed silk twill-weave backing

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Square cover of green plain-weave silk and orange plain-weave silk border with overall design of scrolling intertwining flowers, some emanating from an obliquely set floral boteh-like motif in each corner, embroidered in chain stitch in pink, purple, fuchsia, yellow, blue, green, black and cream silk and accented with sequins; lined with twill-weave silk with printed design of wide alternating bands of green and yellow, in between which are narrow bands of pink with repeating floral medallion.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, April 2, 1951

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection