Piece of brocade

Indian
17th–18th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Overall: 51 x 46cm (20 1/16 x 18 1/8in.)

Accession Number

28.55

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: Woven with silver thread (silver wound on white silk). Design: rows of “palms” with tips curved to the right woven with gold thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk), detailed with a floral pattern. Outline woven with dark green and reddish orange silk.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, March 1, 1928

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund