Cover or hanging

Persian
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

115.5 x 108 cm (45 1/2 x 42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

52.1378

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, block printed mordant resit, dyed, painted

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cover or hanging of plain-weave cotton with design in main field of repeating scrolling and intertwining flowers and vines with peacocks and other birds, singly and in pairs in pink, red, blue and green on a natural ecru ground; inner border of similar blossoms and birds repeating on an undulating leafy stalk; outer border of a repeating trefoil and floral motif in predominantly blue and green.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection