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Square cover of green plain-weave silk and orange plain-weave silk border with overall design of scrolling intertwining flowers, some emanating from an obliquely set floral boteh-like motif in each corner, embroidered in chain stitch in pink, purple, fuchsia, yellow, blue, green, black and cream...

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Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, April 2, 1951

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Indian, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

82 x 81 cm (32 5/16 x 31 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.512

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave embroidered with silk, applied sequins; printed silk twill-weave backing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles