Length of embroidered silk

Indian (Sind or Kutch)


Object Place: Sind or Kutch, India

Dimensions

55.5 x 139 cm (21 7/8 x 54 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.708

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of yellow satin with overall design of small repeating boteh motifs embroidered in red silk.

Provenance

By 1914, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel