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Fragment

Indian
19th century


Dimensions

49 x 50.5 cm (19 5/16 x 19 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .505 x .49 not including border

Accession Number

33.462

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: red satin. Design: irregular angular spots worked in running and buttonhole stitch framing small pieces of mirror, with black, white yellow and blue silk, with larger pieces of mirror in the interspaces framed by buttonhole stitch. Four pieces sewed together, bordered with reddish orange silk and lined with light brown cotton. Stained.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond