Length of silk

Indian
18th century


Object Place: Indian

Dimensions

37 x 146 cm (14 9/16 x 57 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15.471

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave with silk and gold-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of silk satin (cotton weft, silk warp) with design of alternating lengthwise bands of cream, dark blue and orange, each with repeating pattern of flowers and leaves woven with gold-wrapped thread and green silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts; constructed of two lengths stitched together with a white satin selvedge on one side.

Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 30, 1913; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection