Panel of embroidered cotton

Indian (Punjabi)
late 19th or early 20th century


Object Place: Punjab, India

Dimensions

Overall: 59 x 217cm (23 1/4 x 85 7/16in.)

Accession Number

48.990

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with silk, applied mirror discs

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Hanging panel of natural plain-weave cotton with embriodered design in blue, yellow and white silk of three staggered rows of widely spaced lozenge-like motifs above one row of repeating triangular designs; one row of two abstract designs alternating in repeat pattern, with one set containing mirrors discs, above two rows of squares each containing a mirror disc.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, September 8, 1948

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection