Panel of velvet

Indian
Mughal
17th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

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.

Accession Number

1981.661

Medium or Technique

Silk, cut pile (velvet), painted and stencilled with gold paint. 5/1 satin weave.

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Provenance

1981, anonymous year-end gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 13, 1982)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Mrs. Henry Ware Eliot