Handkerchief

Indian (Andhra Pradesh)
18th or 19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

89 x 78 cm (35 1/16 x 30 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.126

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, tie resist-dyed (plangi)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Length of crimson plain-weave silk with design of groups and lines of small dots created by the tie-dye process; narrow hand-stitched hem on each crosswise end.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, April 5, 1934

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund