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An oblong panel of embroidered and quilted fabric, decorated with a central medallion repeated in quarters at each corner. The medallions consist of stylized floral and foliate elements in pink, yellow, and gold. They are surrounded by a meandering "arabesque" of pink flowers on thick gold...

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1966, Nasli Heeramaneck (b. 1902 - d. 1971) and Alice Heeramaneck (b. 1910 - d. 1993), New York. 1966, John Goelet, Ambainville (Oise) France; 1966, gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 11, 1966)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet

Indian (Deccan), early 18th century

Object Place

Possibly the Deccan or northern India, India


Overall: 327 x 251.5 cm (128 3/4 x 99 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave ground, embroidered with silk and metal-wrapped yarns, and quilted with silk yarns


Textiles and Fashion Arts