Manuscript cover

Indian (Jaina)


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 27cm (9 7/16 x 10 5/8in.)

Accession Number

21.1758

Medium or Technique

Cotton satin-weave ground with gold-wrapped silk thread thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Jaina manuscript cover with overlap and design of repeating diamond lattice enclosing stylized floral motifs in gold-wrapped thread supplementary patterning wefts on a violet satin-weave cotton ground; mounted on cardboard.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund