Fragment

Indian
Mughal dynasty
18th century


Object Place: Ahmadabad (?), India

Dimensions

Height x width: 22 1/16 x 18 5/16 in. (56 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

21.1760

Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic plain weave with continuous patterning wefts and discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Indian fragment with a solid red block between bands of gold circular (continuous patterning wefts) and gold, green, purple and blue organic motifs and one row of gold lotus blossoms (discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts). One side also has a row of gold buti.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund