Piece of brocade

Indian


Object Place: Gulbarga, Deccan, India

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 15/16 x 10 5/8 in. (12.5 x 27 cm)

Accession Number

29.1031

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: reddish orange satin, silk warp and weft. Design: all-over pattern, rows of small flowers (bútis) woven, with yellow silk (once wound with metal) green and dark brown silk, carried from selvedge to selvedge.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, September 5, 1929

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund