Indian (Deccan for the European market)
late 17th/18th century
Object Place: India
Overall: 287 x 249 cm (113 x 98 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin embroidered with silk and metallic thread
Not On View
Coverlet of light blue silk ground embroidered with silk in red, green, yellow, white, blue, touches of gold-metallic thread with design of central medallion with peacock surrounded by two concentric bands of confronted birds with flowers in background; medallion repeated in quadrants in four corners of field; vertical undulating stems bearing flowers fill field; inner border with animals and flowers; outer border of large flowers; gold-metallic and blue silk fringe and two corner tassels; lined with yellow silk.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Alice M. Bartlett Fund