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Ceremonial cover (phulkari)

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Ceremonial cover of plain-weave cotton with design in main field of repeating staggered rows of triangular lozenge embroidered in red silk with green silk accents (phulkari); pieced, added border on four sides; lined with plain-weave cotton.


The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, September 8, 1948

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Indian (Punjabi), early 20th century

Object Place

India ?


Overall: 96 x 53.3cm (37 13/16 x 21in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with silk (phulkari); border of metallic gold ribbon; cotton plain-weave backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts