Part of wrapper

Pakistani
19th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

124 x 225 cm (48 13/16 x 88 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.674

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with silk and cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Length of heavy red plain-weave cotton with overall repeating design of circular motifs embroidered with orange silk and dark blue, white, golden brown, gray and deep violet cotton; crosswise border with design of band of inverted points, band of hexagons enclosing embroidered circles with mirrors in the center and narrow borders above and below with repeating pattern of similar circles and pairs of triangles; narrow guard bands embroidered and couched in dark blue, deep violet and cream-white cotton and orange silk.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection