Piece of brocade
Object Place: India
Height x width: 27 x 17 3/4 in. (68.6 x 45.1 cm)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Red satin, with a powder of very conventional “palm leaves” woven with gold thread.
By 1914, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston [see note 1]; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 2]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)
 Lent by Wetzel to the MFA, June 11, 1914 and returned to him on September 25, 1914. Half of the textile was given to the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University in 1919, and the other half was a gift or Mrs. Valentine to the MFA.  See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.
Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel