Panel of silk (kinkhab)

Indian
1850


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Overall: 77.5 x 142 cm (30 1/2 x 55 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

63.190

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave ground with silk and gold- and silver-wrapped thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel of silk (kinkhab) with overall repeating design cone-shaped floral motifs (kalka) in gold and silver-wrapped thread outlined in dark green silk; trimmed on four sides with braid of light green silk with repeating geometric pattern in silver- and dark gold-wrapped thread (added later).

Provenance

Bequest from Helen S. Coolidge to the MFA, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Bequest of Helen S. Coolidge