Panel of embroidered silk

Indian (Delhi)
late 19th century


Object Place: Delhi, India

Dimensions

226 x 166 cm (89 x 65 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.853

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel of yellow satin with design of central medallion composed of various small flowers and pairs of facing peacocks surrounded by overall repeating design of small stemmed flowers with leaves embroidered with magenta, bright blue, yellow, white, bright and dark green silk; four outer edges trimmed with black satin border.

Provenance

Bequest of Miss C. L. W. French to the MFA, May 6, 1915

Credit Line

Bequest of Caroline Louise Williams French