Fragment

Indian


Object Place: Warangal, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 7/16 x 14 3/4 in. (21.5 x 37.5 cm)

Accession Number

29.1033

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment. Ground: neutral bluish violet, reddish violet silk warp, bluish green cotton weft. Design: single gold and silver flowers (bútis) repeated alternately in rows, woven with gold and silver thread (gilded silver wound yellow silk and silver wound on white silk), and yellow and blue silk.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, September 5, 1929

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund