Scarf

Indian


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Overall: 52 x 252cm (20 1/2 x 99 3/16in.)

Accession Number

13.2794

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The ground is of red camel’s hair. On the ends are worked with light and dark blue, yellow, yellowish green, pink, red, white and black silk, wide floral bands. These are edged by narrower bands through which runs an undulating dentated line of dark blue and white. In each curve is a flower surrounded by bands of conventional leaves suggesting palm forms. In each corner of the main field is a palm form.

Provenance

Bequest from Mrs. Virginia H. Salisbury to the MFA, September 4, 1913

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Virginia H. Salisbury