Embroidery fragment

Indian
late 19th or early 20th century


Object Place: Kathiawar (?), India

Dimensions

Overall: 37 x 19.9 cm (14 9/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.1737

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pinkish orange satin embroidered in chain stitch with colored silk in a formal floral design. Included in the design are two peacocks and two parrots. The colors used are red, pink, violet, blue, green, yellow and black.

Provenance

1921, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: August 4, 1921)

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund