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Length of silk damask

Persian or Indian
early 19th century


Object Place: Persia or India

Dimensions

Overall: 68 x 197cm (26 3/4 x 77 9/16in.)

Accession Number

97.473

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of silk damask with design in main field of a deep pinkish red ground with green clover-like motifs; on the two sides are borders of floral ornaments, woven with two shades of blue, pink, orange, pinkish red and white silk and gold-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts; piece is constructed of two lengths stitched together.

Provenance

Purchased by Denman Waldo Ross; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, December 7, 1897

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection