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Panel of embroidery

Indian
19th century


Object Place: Kutch, India

Dimensions

38 x 140 cm (14 15/16 x 55 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1981.352

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Probably made from hem of skirt. Design of narrow bands of repeating circles, zig-zags and floral motifs below wide band of flowers alternating with mirabs. Polychrome cotton and silk yarns and circles of glass embroidered on orange cotton ground. Condition: some fading and deterioration; many glass circles missing.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Bequest of Theresa Ann Eliot