Embroidered cotton

Indian
early 19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Overall (diameter): 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

22.702

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave with silk and cotton embroidery, drawn-work

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A circular piece of cream plain-weave cotton with design of intertwining vines, leaves and flowers in drawn-work and embroidered with cream colored silk and outlined with white cotton chain-stitch embroidery, probably the back of a bonnet.

Provenance

Purchased from Dr. Ananda Coomaraswamy by the MFA, November 16, 1922

Credit Line

George Augustus Goddard Fund