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Rectangular bed cover of blue plain-weave silk ground and overall design in main field of dense gridwork of geometric floral medallions and scrolling vines surrounded by deep border of similar intertwining floral and vine motifs embroidered in chain stitch in pink, red, cream and ligth blue...

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Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; Gift from William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA, May 5, 1921

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Indian, Gujarat, for the European market, late 17th century

Object Place

Gujarat, India

Dimensions

Overall: 219 x 187cm (86 1/4 x 73 5/8in.)

Accession Number

21.1067

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles