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White cotton ground covered closely with quilting and chain stitch; done with deep cream-colored silk. In the center is a small circle enclosing pelican and young. This is surrounded by a geometrical ornament outside of which is another ring of huntsmen, archers and animals. The borders have...

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Provenance

The Gardner Brewer Collection; Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to the MFA, July 1901

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Satgoan Quilt

Indian, Bengal, for the European market, early 17th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

274 x 216 cm (107 7/8 x 85 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6269

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered in silk with chain stitch

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles