Length of embroidered linen

Indian
18th or 19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Overall: 109.2 x 418 cm (43 x 164 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.1759

Medium or Technique

Linen plain-weave embroidred with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of cream-colored plain-weave linen, possibly a cover, with overall design of densely scrolling flowers embroidered in chain stitch with pink and green silk, outlined with couched gold thread; surrounded by a floral border, the flowers of which were originally worked with dark brown silk.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund