Embroidered panel

Indian (Gujarat, Saurashtra)
17th century


Object Place: India, Punjab

Dimensions

156 x 110 cm (61 7/16 x 43 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.240

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave ground with silk embroidery; mirrored glass

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel of orange plain-weave silk with design of scenes from the life of Krishna, (butter making, driving cows) embroidered with buttonhole-, herringbone- and chain-stitch in blue, bluish-green, green, yellow and white silk; small pieces of mirror used for eyes and centers of flowers; mounted on brownish red plain-weave cotton.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, April 26, 1928

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund