Fragment of valance

Indian
early 18th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

106 x 51 cm (41 3/4 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.284

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, painted

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of valance with design of flowers and scrolling vines, birds, and a butterfly painted in red, violet and blue on cream white plain-weave cotton; cut in scallops along the bottom.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, December 2, 1926

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund