Turban fragment

Indian
17th century


Object Place: Rajasthan, India

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 16cm (4 3/4 x 6 5/16in.)

Accession Number

21.1735

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cotton muslin embroidered with an all-over design of sprays of single flowers and scrolls. The flowers are embroidered in chain stitch with red, orange, green and a little blue and white silk and outlined with strips of gilt. The scrolls are worked with strips of gilt.

Provenance

1921, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: August 4, 1921)

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund