Fragment

Indian


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 11/16 x 3 15/16 in. (17 x 10 cm)

Accession Number

30.17

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: alternating stripes of red and neutral orange, silk warp, cotton weft. Design: symmetrical floral spray (búti) repeated, woven with gold and silver thread silver wound on white silk and gilded silver wound on yellow silk, with dark blue, green, and light green silk. (Pot Thán or Bafta).

Provenance

Gift from N. M. Heeramaneck to the MFA, January 2, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of N. M. Heeramaneck