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Fragment

Indian
19th century


Dimensions

16.5 x 28 cm (6 1/2 x 11 in.); Legacy dimension: .28 x .165 as mounted.

Accession Number

33.575

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment. Warp: crimson, yellow, green, black, and cream colored silk. Weft: white cotton. Design: crimson satin stripes, and cream colored satin stripes, separated by narrow yellow and black satin stripes and white stripes figured with black. Green satin selvedge. Similar pieces in Indian Section, Victoria and Albert, labled Tanjore, Madras Presidency.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles W. Ward