Piece of brocade

Indian


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 57cm (9 1/16 x 22 7/16in.)

Accession Number

21.1424

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Violet silk on which is an ogival design woven with tarnished silver thread framing a conventional floral motif woven with tarnished gold thread, blue and cream white silk and green and yellow silk. Much worn.

Provenance

1921, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: July 7, 1921)

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund