Rectangular panel

Indian (Punjabi)
early 20th century


Object Place: Punjab, India

Dimensions

Overall: 42 x 85cm (16 9/16 x 33 7/16in.)

Accession Number

48.991

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small rectangular panel of brown plain-weave cotton, embroidered in yellow, red, green, pink and blue silk and cotton yarns, with design of staggered rows of lozenge-like motifs above a row of repeating triangular abstract geometric forms; beneath is a row of two abstract designs alternating in repeat above a narrow border with a chevron pattern.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, September 8, 1948

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection