Length of embroidered cotton

Indian (for the European market)
1725–50


Object Place: Coromandel Coast, India

Dimensions

Overall: 93 x 170cm (36 5/8 x 66 15/16in.)

Accession Number

59.579

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with silk, hand-painted

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of unbleached plain-weave cotton with chinoiserie design of full branches, pairs of birds, flowers and butterflies embroidered, mostly in chain-stitch, with polychrome silk yarns; hand-painted accents in blue; probably unfinished as inked ground design of spiral shapes in unembroidered.

Provenance

Gift from Mrs. Samuel Cabot, September 27, 1959

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot