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Belt constructed of two narrow strips of white linen stitched together and embroidered in chain stitch with design, on both sides, of scrolling vine with flowers in red and green silk; fringe of gold-wrapped thread stitched onto each crosswise end.

Provenance

Purchased from Dr. Ananda Coomaraswamy by the MFA, August 4, 1921

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Indian (Gujarat), 18th century

Object Place

Bengal, India

Dimensions

363 x 5 cm (142 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.1738

Medium or Technique

Linen plain-weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes