Fragment of embroidered silk

Indian (Gujarati, Kutch)
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Overall: 37.3 x 21.3 cm (14 11/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.291

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of red stain with design of peacock and scrolling vine embroidered in chain stitch with pink, red, green, blue, yellow and black silk.

Provenance

1921, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: April 7, 1921)

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund