Panel of velvet
Object Place: India
Overall: 184 x 89 cm (72 7/16 x 35 1/16 in.) Each panel approximately 64" x 10" Border measures 4" wide, on average.
Medium or Technique
Silk, cut pile (velvet), painted and stencilled with gold paint. 5/1 satin weave.
Not On View
Pieced panel of red silk velvet with stenciled and painted gold paste design of repeating floral motifs and scrolling floral borders. Possibly originally used back to back with panel 66.861.
1981, anonymous year-end gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 13, 1982)
Anonymous gift in memory of Mrs. Henry Ware Eliot