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Bedspread. Large rectangular panel of cotton twill, chain-stitched with bright polychrome silks. Central area shows a brown tree growing out a green hillock; the branches bear a great variety of fantastic blossoms, leaves and fruits. Border shows a row of small flowering trees. Narow outer...

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Provenance

1957, gift of Mrs. Frank Clark, Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 14, 1957)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frank Clark

Indian, about 1700–50

Object Place

Gujurat, India (Western)

Dimensions

260 x 338 cm (102 3/8 x 133 1/16 in.) (detail shown)

Accession Number

57.168

Medium or Technique

Cotton embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles