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Embroidery

Indian (possibly Cutch)
19th or 20th century


Object Place: Cutch, India

Dimensions

40.5 x 57.5 cm (15 15/16 x 22 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.636

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian