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Cuff of dark blue plain-weave cotton with design of stylized flowers and other forms, is made up of small discs of button-hole stitches radiating from a center. Worked with light blue, light green, yellow, red and white silk. Around the edge is a narrow light green braid.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1893

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall: 22.4 x 31.1 cm (8 13/16 x 12 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.1127

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes