Fragment of border

Indian
probably 18th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 33.7 cm (2 15/16 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

33.674

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with silk and gold metallic thread

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of border with natural plain-weave cotton ground and design of scrolling vine, bearing crimson flowers, blue leaves, and a small peacock embroidered in silk chain stitch with the stem and outlines worked with tarnished metal (flat silver wire, gilded).

Provenance

Gift from Miss Florence A. Chase to the MFA, July 7, 1936

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend