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Beige plain-weave cotton cover (rumal) with design embroidered in polychrome silk yarns of central floral medallion around which, symmetrically placed, are two elephants being attacked by a pair of mounted warriors and surrounded by simple slender stemmed flowers and leaves; the four-sided...

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Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Indian (Chamba), 1720–30

Object Place

Pujab region, Northern India, India


Overall: 69 x 67cm (27 3/16 x 26 3/8in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts