Indian (possibly Cutch)
19th or 20th century
Object Place: Cutch, India
40.5 x 57.5 cm (15 15/16 x 22 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Rectangular piece, made up of three fragments. Yellowish green thin silk ground, embroidered in chain stitch with heavy crimson, salmon, yellow, black, white and green silks. Pattern shows a powder of single blossoms, rows and blocks of blossoms or leaves, all conventionalized, and rows of small white crosses and lozenges. Small silk tassels along two sides. Faded and stained.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian