Handkerchief

Indian
19th century


Object Place: Indian

Dimensions

92 x 93 cm (36 1/4 x 36 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.468

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Handkerchief of red silk with design in central field of central eight-point medallion and scattered flowers surrounded by four intersecting bands with repeating diamond motif and scalloped floral borders embroidered in blue, yellow and white silk; outer edge has woven bands of light green and dark blue stripes.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection