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Length of silk damask

Persian or Indian
early 19th century

Object Place: Persia or India


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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.


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